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Americans think America is in bad shape

Posted On: Jun 3, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

Americans think America is in bad shape

Nearly seven-in-10 voters say things in the U.S. are pretty seriously on the wrong track, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll .
Only 31 percent of voters say the country is headed in the right direction, the lowest mark recorded in POLITICO/Morning Consult polling since President Donald Trump took office in early 2017. Sixty-nine percent of those surveyed from May 29-June 1 say the country is on the wrong track.
The poll was conducted May 29-June 1, amid historic disruption in American life: the continued coronavirus pandemic, the crippling of the U.S. economy and the widespread protests over police brutality and the unequal treatment of racial minorities. Those protests turned violent and destructive in some cities while the poll was in the field.
With Trump facing a challenging reelection campaign in five months, Republican voters are far more likely to say the country is headed in the right direction. Nearly two-thirds, 65 percent, say the country is going in the right direction, versus 9...

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