Poll: Republicans' satisfaction with nation’s direction highest in decade

Poll: Republicans' satisfaction with nation’s direction highest in decade
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Republicans' satisfaction with the direction of the U.S. is at its highest point since 2007, according to a new poll.

A Gallup poll finds that 61 percent of Republicans are satisfied with the direction of the country.

One in four Republicans say they are very satisfied, and 36 percent say they are somewhat satisfied.

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Nearly one-quarter of Republicans say they are somewhat dissatisfied with the direction of the country and 15 percent say they are very dissatisfied, however.

Just 6 percent of Democrats in the new survey say they are satisfied with the country's direction. Sixty-eight percent say they are very dissatisfied and another 24 percent say they are somewhat dissatisfied.

Among all Americans, 29 percent are satisfied with the direction of the country and 69 percent are dissatisfied.

The poll was conducted from Jan. 2-7 among 1,024 adults. Its margin of error is 4 percentage points.

Gallup noted that the survey was conducted after the GOP passed its tax-overhaul bill, which represented a major victory for President TrumpDonald John TrumpOmar fires back at Trump over rally remarks: 'This is my country' Pelosi: Trump hurrying to fill SCOTUS seat so he can repeal ObamaCare Trump mocks Biden appearance, mask use ahead of first debate MORE.