A recent Gallup poll revealed that a plurality of Americans view the government as the No. 1 problem facing the country. . .
More than one in five voters (21 percent) told pollsters that dissatisfaction with some facet government or poor leadership was the most important problem the U.S. faces today.
Immigration and illegal aliens came in second at 16 percent. That’s a six-point drop from July, when voters said immigration was the leading problem in the country — pushing government out of the top spot. During that time, stories of the separation of illegal alien parents and children dominated headlines as the Trump administration announced it would fully enforce immigration laws. . .
In January 2017, the month President Donald Trump was sworn in, 11 percent of Americans named the government the top problem. As rancor in Washington, D.C., has increased over the last 19 months, that percentage has increased markedly — hitting a high of 25 percent in both June 2017 and January 2018.
Race relations and racism came in a distant third at 7 percent, followed by “unifying the country” (6 percent). (Read more from “Poll Reveals America’s Number One Problem” HERE)