Feb 3, 2017 - Politics & Policy

German opinion of U.S. at record low

A recent poll released by German news site ARD shows that only 22% of Germans consider the U.S. a trustworthy ally, down from 59% when Obama was in office and a record low in Germany. The report points out that this low-level confidence is comparable to how the Germans view Russia, at 21%.

Trump's first two weeks as president have also specifically seen little approval among the Germans. Only 26% of respondents think it's good that Trump is implementing his campaign promises, while 69% feel the opposite.

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