The new poll shows that just 31% of Americans “trust” the authorities

Trust in US government has hit an all-time low of 31%, according to a brand new Gallup poll released just in time for Independence Day.

Among the G7 nations — seven of the world’s top economies — the United States ranks second when Americans were asked whether they trust the authorities led by President Joe Biden.

Great Britain came in second place with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in the lead with 33%. Open Gallup poll.

It is a drastic change of fortune for every nation.

When Gallup began measuring trust in authorities — when President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair were in office — the U.S. and U.K. led the opposite G7 countries — Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Italy.

In the latest poll, launched Monday, Germany tops the list with 61% trust in the federal government, followed by Canada at 51%, France at 46%, Japan at 43% and Italy at 41%.

Gallup has found that public trust in the US authorities has plummeted.

In 2020, nearly half (46%) of American adults expressed confidence in their government.

However, after President Biden took office, trust in the authorities dropped to 40% in 2021, and again to 31% in 2022.

Biden’s personal approval rating has hovered in the low 40s because of hyperinflation in the United States, which has driven up the cost of gasoline and food. Inflation is slowly easing from an excessive 9% to 4% over the past month, though still below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target.

Americans are unhappy with the state of the financial system.

A poll last week by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that only 34% of Americans approve of Biden’s handling of finances, even lower than his 41% approval rating.

Trust in US authorities led by President Joe Biden has hit an all-time low of 31%, according to a brand new Gallup poll.

The UK was also close to the bottom with President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak holding a joint press conference in early June.

Across the pond, Britain has seen its fair share of controversies, with Brexit, the ‘Partygate’ scandal and frequent changes in its prime ministers.

In 2019, the United Kingdom has had 4 Prime Ministers in a few years.

Meanwhile, the president will spend the Fourth of July at the White House with his spouse, Jill.

They host Navy households on the South Lawn for a barbecue and fireworks viewing.

Grammy winners Ne-Yo and Brothers Osborne will perform along with DJ D-Nice.

Biden will watch the fireworks over the National Mall with them.

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