39 percent of Americans grade Trump's first year an 'F'

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President Donald Trump on Thursday touted the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released a day earlier, which show that 66% of voters think the US economy is "excellent" or "good".

Meanwhile, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said that President Trump "discovered" there doesn't need to be a "physical wall" along the country's entire southern border.

That's significantly different from an earlier AJC poll in January 2017, which found Georgia voters split in their views of Trump.

When asked who was more responsible for the current economic conditions, nearly half of respondents, 49 percent, said former President Obama, while 40 percent named President Trump.

"It's been a very tough freshman year for President Donald Trump by any measure", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac poll. Sixty-six percent is the highest positive rating for the economy since Quinnipiac University began asking the question in 2001.

Trump's policies are helping the nation's economy, 37 percent of voters say, as 29 percent say his policies are hurting the economy and 30 percent say these policies are not making much difference.

Sixty-nine percent of respondents said Trump is not levelheaded, while 28 percent disagreed. The majority of people give Trump a poor grade for his first year in office.

According to the survey, which was conducted by the University of Georgia's School of Public and International Affairs, only 36.7 percent of respondents in the state approve of the job Trump is doing in office, compared with 58.7 percent who do not.

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