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Over half Americans say Trump not making progress in changing D.C.
May 08,2017   By:Xinhua


May 8, 2017 -- U.S. PresidentDonald Trump (Front) delivers a speech during a rally marking his first 100 days in office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the United States, April 29, 2017. (Xinhua/Yan Liang)

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2017 -- Over half of Americans say that President Donald Trump has not made progress to change Washington D.C. as promised, according to a new Gallup poll.

The April 21-22 poll shows that, by 54 percent to 40 percent, Americans are more inclined to disagree than agree that Trump has made progress on his goal of changing the way Washington works.

When Gallup did the same poll in 2009, it found that by 53 percent to 45 percent, Americans believed that former President Barack Obama had made progress in changing the way Washington works.

Trump, a Washington outsider, promised during last year's campaign that he would "drain the swamp" in Washington if he got elected president. In his most recent weekly radio and internet address as president, Trump touted he has brought "profound change" to Washington.

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