PressTV-Americans pessimistic about Trump, US direction: Poll

A majority of Americans are widely pessimistic about US President Donald Trump’s leadership and the overall direction of the country, while less than a quarter say Trump has kept the promises he made while running for president, according to a new poll.

Only 30 percent of Americans said the country is heading in the right direction, and 52 percent said the United States has been worse off since Trump became president, according to the survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Just 23 percent think Trump has kept the promises he made to voters during last year’s election campaign, the poll shows.

And three in 10 Americans approved of the president’s handling of health care, foreign policy and taxes.

A previous AP-NORC poll conducted this month found that Trump’s job approval rating was only 32 percent, making him the least popular first-year US president on record.

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