Poll: Trump vs. Obama, Who Would Handle COVID-19 Crisis Better? Harold Fisher | April 8, 2020 at 12:59 pm in Coronavirus, NEWS Tweet (Washington, DC) — A majority of respondents in a new poll think former President Obama would be handling the coronavirus better than President Trump. Obama got a 52-percent rating in the Politico-Morning Consult tracking poll, while Trump got 38-percent. Meantime, 44-percent of respondents said Trump is handling the crisis better than former VP Joe Biden would. The Democratic presidential frontrunner got 36-percent. Trump’s overall job performance scored a 44-percent approval rating, but 54-percent disapproved. Tags: coronavirus, Poll: Trump vs. Obama, Who Would Handle COVID-19 Crisis Better?