Americans fear major war under Donald Trump

More than half of Americans disapprove of Donald Trump's performance as president one month after his inauguration, according to a new survey.

The poll by NBC News/SurveyMonkey suggests that 53 per cent of people are dissatisfied by his actions, compared to 43 per cent who approve.

More than 30 per cent said they were angry by the way the federal government was performing.

The survey also found that around two-thirds of Americans were worried the country will become engaged in a major war in the next four years.

Of those, 36 per cent said they ere "very worried" about the US becoming involved in a conflict during the four years of Mr Trump's term.

The findings of the poll, released on Wednesday, suggested that Americans were largely split on Mr Trump's executive order on immigration and ObamaCare, which he has pledged to repeal and replace.

Half approved of Mr Trump's temporary ban on travellers from seven Muslim-majority nations, while 47 per cent disapproved. The executive order imposed a 90-day ban on travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen and suspended the entire refugee programme for 120 days

A federal judge placed a nationwide halt on the order last month as lawsuit against it proceeds, a ruling later upheld by a three-judge appeals panel.

The Trump administration is expected to issue a new order as the first seems poised to face continued legal trouble.

Mr Trump had initially said that he would fight the challenge all the way to the Supreme Court, though that now seems less than likely.

During his presidential campaign, Mr Trump repeatedly said repealing and replacing ObamaCare would be a priority for administration.

However, the Republicans face a series of hurdles in getting legislation passed, including outcry from constituents afraid of losing healthcare. 


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