Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about relations with the USA?
|TOTAL: Agree||TOTAL: Disagree||Strongly agree||Somewhat agree||Somewhat disagree||Strongly disagree||Unsure|
|It is important for the Prime Minister to have a good relationship with the US President, whoever they might be, for the good of the nation||72%||18%||36%||36%||12%||6%||10%|
|The Trump Presidency has diminished the USA’s reputation||65%||21%||43%||23%||13%||8%||14%|
|The US is less relevant to Australia’s interests than it has been in the past||54%||31%||19%||35%||22%||9%||15%|
|The Trump Presidency has been good for Australia||32%||48%||13%||19%||21%||27%||20%|
- Regardless of the result on Tuesday, almost three-quarters of people agree that it is important for the Prime Minister to have a good relationship with the US President, whoever they might be, for the good of the nation (72%).
- 65% agree that the Trump Presidency has diminished the USA’s reputation and just 32% agree that the Trump Presidency has been good for Australia.
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