Independent Survey Finds Broad Support for Free Trade Across All Income Groups in the United States

The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center finds 58 percent of Americans say free trade agreements with other countries have been good for America compared to 33 percent who say free trade is bad for America.

Majorities across all income categories say free trade agreements have been a positive thing for the U.S.

When broken down by party affiliation support for free trade is highest among Independents and Democrats with 62 percent of Independents and 58 percent of Democrats saying free trade agreements have been good for the U.S. as do 53 percent of Republicans.