New poll: 70% of Americans think civility has gotten worse since Trump took office

A torn sign rests on a bush during the Trump Free Speech Rally in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/David Ryder Americans broadly believe their country’s political tone has become less civil since Donald Trump was elected president and that fundamental rights are weakening, according to a new PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll. Seventy percent of Americans think political civility has worsened since Trump was elected president, according to the poll. That holds true regardless of party,...

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