Along with disapproving of his job performance at home, most Americans also have little confidence that President Donald Trump will do the right thing when it comes to foreign affairs — and they have greater trust of the leaders of other countries.
According to the Pew Research Center, majorities in the U.S. have higher confidence in French President Emmanuel Macron (59%), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (57%) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (55%)than they do their own president.
Just under half of Americans — 48 percent — trust Trump to do what’s right on the world stage.
> Still, Americans are more likely than others around the world to have confidence in Trump: Across 25 other surveyed nations, a median of just 27% have confidence in the U.S. president.
> So far, Donald Trump has received lower international confidence ratings than [Barack] Obama, but they are still higher than his overall approval rating in the U.S. In 2018, 48% of Americans have confidence in Trump’s international abilities, while his average job performance rating is at 39%, according to recent Pew Research Center surveys.