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Americans rate presidential candidates on their character dimensions

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The FINANCIAL — Among eight character dimensions, Americans’ perceptions of President Donald Trump and Joe Biden differ most on likability: 66% of U.S. adults believe Biden is likable, while 36% say Trump is. Americans are also more likely to perceive Biden than Trump as being honest and trustworthy and as caring about the needs of people like them. Trump surpasses Biden only when it comes to being a strong and decisive leader. The results are based on a Sept. 14-28 Gallup poll, conducted before the candidates’ first presidential debate and Trump’s recent hospitalization after being infected by the coronavirus. It…

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Americans rate presidential candidates on their character dimensions

5 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Among eight character dimensions, Americans’ perceptions of President Donald Trump and Joe Biden differ most on likability: 66% of U.S. adults believe Biden is likable, while 36% say Trump is. Americans are also more likely to perceive Biden than Trump as being honest and trustworthy and as caring about the needs of…