Anti-Trumpers are more likely than President Trump’s supporters to say an impeachment vote will drive them to the polls next year. But voters in general still rank illegal immigration ahead of Trump’s impeachment as an action item for Congress and are evenly divided over whether his impeachment would help or hurt the country.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 45% of all Likely U.S. Voters believe the impeachment of Trump would be good for the country. Just as many (46%) say it would be bad for the country instead. Only three percent (3%) think it would have no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
If the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives votes to impeach Trump, 37% say they are more likely to vote in the 2020 presidential election. Only 13% are less likely to vote, while 48% say an impeachment vote would have no impact on their vote.
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Voters are mad at President Trump and his political opponents, but they’re angriest at the media these days.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 53% of Likely U.S. Voters are angry at the president, with 39% who are Very Angry. Forty-six percent (46%) are not angry at Trump, including 34% who are Not At All Angry. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Forty-nine percent (49%) are angry at Trump’s political opponents, including 32% who are Very Angry. Forty-six percent (46%) aren’t angry with the president’s foes, with 24% who are Not At All Angry.
These findings are little changed from July of last year. In June 2017, 48% were angry at Trump, 51% at his political opponents.
But 61% of voters are angry at the media; 38% are not. This includes 40% who are Very Angry and just 19% who are Not At All Angry. Fifty-three percent (53%) were angry at the media in June of last year, but a high of 66% felt that way in June 2010, early in Barack Obama’s presidency.
Voters think President Trump has more to lose in the growing Ukraine controversy than leading Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, but they still see Trump’s reelection as a surer shot than impeachment.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters think Trump is more likely than Biden to be found guilty of breaking the law in his dealings with Ukrainian officials. Thirty-four percent (34%) say Biden is more likely to be the culprit. Six percent (6%) believe both men are likely to be found guilty of criminal wrongdoing. Eight percent (8%) say neither is likely to be found guilty.
Fake news or the real thing? Only one-in-three voters think the New York Times gets it completely right most of the time.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds 49% of Likely U.S. Voters read the New York Times at least occasionally, although just seven percent (7%) say they read it daily or nearly every day.
Most voters expect Joe Biden to be the Democratic nominee, but President Trump has the edge for now in next year’s presidential race.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters think Biden is likely to be the Democrats’ presidential candidate next year, although only 23% consider that Very Likely. Twenty-eight percent (28%) say he is unlikely to be nominated, but just nine percent (9%) say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Continue reading “Trump 47%, Biden 43%”