‘What Do You Think Is the Most Important Problem Facing This Country Today?’

Since the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Gallup polling organization has asked Americans an open-ended question: “What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today?”

As Donald J. Trump prepares for his first major address to the nation on Tuesday, he has a unique set of issues to tackle. But there is not one singular issue that is dominating the American consciousness. CONT.

Gregor Aisch & Alicia Parlapiano, New York Times