More than 4 out of 10 Americans say the current federal government is doing the worst job they have ever seen, according to a new poll.
A CNN poll released on Monday found nearly 7 out of 10 respondents say the government is doing badly, with 43 percent saying it's the "worst thing in their lives".
The study was conducted Jan. 30th February 2, shortly after the end of the longest government termination on record, saw 800,000 federal workers furloughed or working without pay for more than 30 days.
Of those surveyed, only 19 percent said that the government is doing good governance work
President Trump s approval rating in the poll was 40 percent, with 55 percent saying they were dissenting the job he was doing as president.
It represents a small increase from 37 percent in a CNN survey taken earlier in January.
Nearly half of respondents (49 percent) said they believe that Trump's presidency has changed the country "worse", 7 points down from 56 percent who said the same in December 2017.
Thirty-three percent said that they think Trump has changed t he land "for the better", up from 39 percent in 2017.
The respondents in the vote said they were pessimistic about the likelihood that Trump and Congress reached an agreement on To fund the government with a February 15 deadline, at which time The continuing solution last year by legislators to complete the partial government termination expires.
A majority of respondents, 64 percent, said they believed it was unlikely that Trump and congressional leaders would agree, while only 34 percent said they believed it was likely. Trump has said he will not accept an agreement that does not cover funding for his proposed border wall with Mexico and has threatened to declare a national emergency to secure wall financing regardless.
The survey taken from a sample of 1,011 respondents has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.