China News Service, July 6th, a comprehensive report, a poll released by Monmouth University on the 5th showed that 88% of the respondents said that the United States is on the wrong path, and only 10% of the respondents said that. America is moving in the right direction.

This is the lowest level on record since the polling body began asking the question in 2013.

Data map: On June 11, local time, a car owner refueled the vehicle at a gas station in San Mateo County, California, United States.

The national average gasoline price rose to $5.004 a gallon that day, according to the American Automobile Association.

This is the first time in U.S. history that the average gasoline price has topped $5, up from $3.077 a year ago.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Liu Guanguan

  According to the US Chinese website, by party division, only 6% of Republicans say the United States is going in the right direction, compared with 18% of Democrats.

Ninety-two percent of Republicans say the United States is on the wrong path, as do 91 percent of independents and 80 percent of Democrats.

  Additionally, older respondents were more likely than younger respondents to believe that the country was moving in the right direction.

  The poll also found that inflation and gasoline prices are the top concerns for Americans.

"The economy is putting Americans in a bad mood," said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute. "They're not happy with Washington."

  There was no clear consensus among respondents on which political party was more likely to stabilize the economy. 36% of respondents said they wanted the Republican Party to control Congress, while 38% preferred the Democratic Party.

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