USA! USA! Pride in Being an American Jumps 6 Points After Trump-Era Record Low

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Six months after President Joe Biden’s inauguration, the percentage of people who are proud to be American has jumped six points after a series of record lows under President Donald Trump — but still has not rebounded to pre-Trump levels.

For years, Gallup has asked a sample of U.S. adults “How proud are you to be an American — extremely proud, very proud, moderately proud, only a little proud or not at all proud?”

The poll saw record pride following 9/11, with scores in the 90 percent range, before settling into a see-sawing decade-plus in the mid-to-low 80s. But the election of Trump coincided with four years of decline: 75
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