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Under Trump, US reputation hits rock-bottom: Pew global survey

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, September 17 2020   /  01:00 am
Photo released on Twitter by the German Government’s spokesman Steffen Seibert on June 9, 2018 and taken by the German government's photographer Jesco Denzel shows US President Donald Trump (R) talking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and surrounded by other G7 leaders during a meeting of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. The photo went viral, popping up all over social media, sometimes in its original form sometimes altered for humorous or satirical ends.(Bundesregierung/AFP/Jesco Denzel)

The erratic style of United States President Donald Trump's leadership and his administration's mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected 6.7 million people and killed more than 197,000 in the country, has battered the superpower nation's standing in the world, sending its favorability rating in some countries to an all-time low, a fresh Pew Research Center survey has found. The public opinion survey, conducted in 13 countries by interviewing more than 13,000 people between June 10 and Aug. 3, found that 83 percent of respondents have no confidence in the leadership of President Trump, while only 34 percent express a favorable opinion of the US. The US’ reputation took a serious hit especially in Europe, the country's traditional ally. In the United Kingdom, 41 percent of respondents have a favorable opinion of the US, the lowest percentage r...