Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index set a new record high last week soaring to +16, while the current conditions component set a record monthly high.
Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index remained in positive territory and has since the election after 9 years of pessimism stuck in negative territory.
For the first time in years, self-identified Republicans slightly outnumber Democrats nationwide, according to the Gallup U.S. Daily Tracking Poll.
With the markets trading at new highs, average Americans are reporting a level of economic confidence under President Donald J. Trump not seen in years.
Not only do Republican states continue to outnumber Democratic states, but every single shift in party affiliation over the year has benefited the GOP.
The U.S. Economic Confidence Index conducted by Gallup is the highest ever measured the week after the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.
While Democrats argue Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, Americans are less likely to favor ending the Electoral College after she lost in a landslide.
Nearly half of all Americans (48%) have a favorable opinion of House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the highest percentage ever measured by Gallup.
Americans’ trust and confidence in the media “to report the news fully, accurately and fairly” dropped to its lowest level measured by Gallup since 1972.
While the vast majority of Americans believe immigration is a “good thing for this country,” more favor decreasing legal levels rather than increasing them.