Polling: Americans dissatisfied with the state of the union

HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The turbulence of impeachment, a contentious presidential campaign and a global virus health threat confront President Donald Trump as he prepares to deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night. But one thing about the Trump era has remained remarkably steady: public opinion on the president. Approval of Trump has stayed persistently in negative territory, and the country is more polarized now than it has been under any other president in recent history. Polls also show Americans express significant dissatisfaction with the direction of the country and even more so with the state of politics. Even with those downbeat numbers, Americans have largely positive views of both the economy and how Trump is handling it. A look at
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