The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS -

● 66 per­cent of Amer­i­cans say the mood of the coun­try is “It’s every­one for them­selves”; 65 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 66 per­cent of independents and 67 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 18 per­cent are un­sure what the mood of the coun­try is; 15 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 23 per­cent of independents and 14 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 16 per­cent say the mood is “We’re all in this to­gether”; 21 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 11 per­cent of independents and 20 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 64 per­cent are pes­simistic that Repub­li­cans and Democrats in Congress can work to­gether to solve the na­tion’s prob­lems; 61 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 62 per­cent of independents and 71 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 20 per­cent are op­ti­mistic the two sides can work to­gether; 30 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 16 per­cent of independents and 20 per­cent of Democrats agree.

● 15 per­cent are not sure if they can work to­gether; 9 per­cent of Repub­li­cans, 22 per­cent of in­de­pen­dent and 10 per­cent of Democrats agree.

And Econ­o­mist/YouGov poll of 1,500 U.S. adults con­ducted July 31-Aug. 1.

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