Poll: Majority of Americans think politics have reached 'dangerous low point' under President Trump

A majority of Americans think politics have reached a dangerous low point under President Trump, according to a new poll released on Saturday from the Washington Post and the University of Maryland. 

The survey found that 70 percent of those surveyed say political divisions are as big as they were during the Vietnam War. 

Many said they see the discourse as a “new normal.” 

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US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
A child dressed as Darth Vader from Star Wars raises his hand as he accompanied his father to the daily briefing prior to a Halloween trick-or-treating event at the White House, in Washington, DC, U.S. October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, U.S. October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of members of press and White House staff as he gives out Halloween treats in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump gives out Halloween treats to children of members of press and White House staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (back, C) watches as US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump hands out Halloween candy to children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 27: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with children of journalists and White House staffers in the Oval Office at the White House, October 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The children were dressed in costume for Halloween. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump meets with children of members of the press for Halloween in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Meanwhile, the percentage of Americans that view politicians themselves as honest has reached a 30-year low. Just 14 percent of respondents said the ethics of politicians is excellent or good. 

Even 25 percent of Trump supporters polled say they’re not proud of how democracy is working under his watch.

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