Gallup: Public Consider In Authorities’S Counter-Terror Efforts Rebounds

Story Continued BelowThe highest Gallup measurement of public confidence came after the poll’s inception shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, when 88 percent of respondents said they had confidence in the government’s national security efforts.
| Getty Gallup: Public trust in government’s counter-terror efforts reboundsSeventy percent of Americans feel assured of the government’s ability to protect against terrorism, a Gallup poll released on Monday found, reflecting a boost in public confidence since the last time the question was asked after the December 2015 attack in San Bernardino, California.
Gallup said Americans’ terrorism fears tend to flare up after highly publicized incidents.
A couple embraces at a makeshift memorial near the Inland Regional Center on December 4, 2015 in San Bernardino, California.
It also noted that Trump campaigned on tough measures to protect Americans and that his highest approval ratings are for his handling of terrorism.

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