DATA: Trust in Presidency, Congress, Military and Media in Free Fall as Americans Say China is ‘Enemy’ and COVID Came from Wuhan Lab.

A new Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute (RRPFI) sponsored national poll on priorities and opinions of Americans on defense, military, and foreign policy issues has found a “sharp decline in trust and confidence in the U.S. Military” and a “growing ambivalence about U.S. leadership in the world.” The report also notes significant concerns over China and cyberattacks from foreign governments and entities, and reveals a deep distrust in U.S. institutions including the Congress of the United States, and the national media. From November 2018 to November 2021, trust and confidence in Congress has hovered between just five and six