Poll: More Than 8 Out 10 People Are Dissatisfied With State Of America

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A new Gallup poll shows that more than 80% of people are dissatisfied with the direction the U.S. is going.

A staggering 83% of people said they are dissatisfied with direction of the country while only 16% of people said they are satisfied. This represents a 6% decline in satisfaction since April.

Joe Biden’s approval rating is 41% since April, according to the Gallup poll.

Only 3% of Republicans approve of Biden while 39% of Independents and 82% of Democrats approve of Biden’s job performance.

In just one month, Democrats showed a 14% decrease in satisfaction. The rate dropped from a 38% to 24% approval rating.

The poll was held on May 2-22 via telephone interviews and surveys. It includes a margin of error of +/- 4%.

The sample size was 1,007 adults living in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to Gallup.

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Republicans and independents also decreased in satisfaction, falling from six percent to four percent and from 20% to 18%, respectively.

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Congress also had a low approval rating, sitting at 18%. Thirty percent of Democrats approved of how Congress was handling its job, compared to 19% of independents and five percent of Republicans.

These results are a bad sign for the Democratic Party, as the midterms in November may serve as a referendum on the performance of the president. Thirty-nine percent of Americans polled in April by Gallup said economic problems, including inflation, are the biggest issues the country is facing.

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