Do American's Approve Of Trump's 4th Of July Plans?
Independence Day Parade
Democrats have been quick to condemn the politicization of America's national holiday and its cost. The National Park Service is reportedly diverting almost $2.5 million to finance it. Amid the controversy, how do the U.S. public feel about the Independence Day transformation in Washington?
A Monmouth University poll found that most Americans are actually unaware of it with 80 percent saying they never heard about the event. Out of those that do, a 52 percent majority say they approve it while 34 percent disapprove.
This chart shows public views of President Trump's Independence Day speech plans.