Emily Swanson | June 17, 2010
CNN / Opinion Research Corporation
6/16/10; 534 adults, 4% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Obama Job Approval
50% Approve, 48% Disapprove (chart)
Do you approve or disapprove of the way that _____ has handled the oil spill off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico?
Barack Obama: 41/ 59
The oil company called BP: 13 / 87
The federal government in general: 25 / 74
Do you think President Obama has been too tough, about right, or not tough enough in dealing with BP in regards to the oil spill?
5% Too tough, 26% About right, 67% Not tough enough
Who do you trust more to improve the situation in the Gulf of Mexico -- BP, or the federal government?
32% BP, 54% Federal government