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Despite a decline this year, many Americans still view trade as an economic opportunity. Republicans have soured on the benefits of trade.
Gallup will release the findings of its annual World Affairs survey in the coming weeks.
As Republican leaders lean on Democrats to approve the USMCTA, recent Gallup data on trade provide insights on the public opinion backdrop.
Seventy-four percent of U.S. adults say trade represents "an opportunity for economic growth through increased U.S. exports."
Explore Gallup's public opinion data on 10 of the major points in President Donald Trump's second State of the Union.
President Donald Trump's desired changes to U.S. international relationships reflect American public opinion in some ways, but not in others.
Globalization has become a scapegoat for rising inequality and weak economic performance, but the evidence for this is weaker than commonly believed.