A majority across party lines — 71% — say that it will be necessary for President Donald Trump and Congress to pass an additional economic package. That includes 51% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents and 87% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents.
Strong majorities also support a series of proposals to help communities including preventing evictions or foreclosures for those who have lost their jobs (88% support), providing tax cuts and loans to businesses keeping workers on payroll (88%), providing financial assistance to state and local governments (76%), extending the $600-per-week increase in unemployment benefits beyond July 31 (60%) and temporarily cutting workers’ payroll Social Security and Medicare taxes (53%)
Almost 3 in 5 (59%) say that the actions of ordinary Americans affect how coronavirus spreads in the US a great deal, significantly fewer who say it only impacts the spread a fair amount (28%) or not too much/not at all (12%).
Almost half of Americans (48%) say people in their local area should always wear a mask, including 29% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents and 63% of Democrats and leaners.