New polls from Quinnipiac University show that 49% believe the President is racist, versus 47% who believe he isn’t racist.

American voters disapprove 58 – 39 percent of the way President Donald Trump is handling immigration.

President Trump Signed Bill Imposing Sanctions On RussiaPresident Trump is racist, 49 percent of voters say, while 47 percent say he is not racist. But 50 percent of voters say the main motive for Trump’s immigration policies is “a sincere interest in controlling our borders,” while 44 percent say the main motive is “racist beliefs.”

Democrats in Congress are more interested in “exploiting the nation’s immigration issue for political gain,” 60 percent of voters say, while 34 percent say they are more interested in “resolving the nation’s immigration issue.”

“The words are G-rated, but a punch to the gut of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

“When it comes to the separation of immigrant kids from their parents, American voters are clearly appalled.”

Separating children from their parents was a violation of human rights, American voters say 60 – 36 percent. The Trump Administration has a responsibility to unite these children with their parents, voters say 83 – 12 percent. Undocumented immigrants are not more likely than American citizens to commit crimes, American voters say 69 – 25 percent.

President Trump’s Approval, Character Traits

American voters disapprove 55 – 40 percent of the job President Trump is doing, compared to a 52 – 43 percent disapproval rating in a June 20 Quinnipiac University National Poll and reversing a trend which showed Trump’s net approval inching up.

The president gets negative grades on most character traits:

58 – 38 percent say he is not honest;
55 – 43 percent say he does not have good leadership skills;
55 – 43 percent say he does not care about average Americans;
62 – 34 percent say he is not level-headed;
63 – 32 percent say he is a strong person;
57 – 39 say he is intelligent;
60 – 37 percent say he does not share their values;
62 – 36 percent say he does not provide the U.S. with moral leadership.

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