Nearly three-quarters of Americans say U.S. headed in wrong direction: Poll
About one in five Americans said the nation is "headed in the right direction."
Nearly three-quarters of Americans say that the United States is headed in the wrong direction while a record 58% of Americans say the country's best years are behind it, according to a new poll.
The NBC News survey showed that 35% of people think the United States' best years are ahead, down from the peak of 45% who agreed in 1990.
About one in five Americans, 21%, said the nation is "headed in the right direction" while 74% said it is "off on the wrong track."
The poll, which has a margin of error of 3.1% and consisted of 1,000 registered voters, took place from Aug. 12-16. It also showed that President Joe Biden's approval rating is at an all-time low with 55% of those surveyed expressing disapproval of the job that Joe Biden is doing as president.
Days after the FBI's raid on former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, 57% of those polled said investigations into Trump should continue.