More than 6 in 10 American voters do not think President Donald Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, according to the latest Politico/Morning Consult poll.
- 24 percent think Trump deserves the Nobel
- 61 percent think Trump is not deserving of the Nobel
- 15 percent don’t know/have no opinion
The survey results come at a time when many of the president’s supporters are lobbying for him to get the award for his efforts and progress thus far in shepherding peace between North Korea and South Korea.
By comparison, 49 percent believe former President Barack Obama did not deserve his Nobel prize for peace vs. 37 percent who said he was deserving, according to the survey.
Further, a small majority has confidence in Trump to handle the North Korea situation.
Overall, 43 percent approve of the job Trump is doing as president vs. 52 percent who disapprove.
The Politico/Morning Consult poll surveyed 1,993 registered voters and has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.