Poll: less than half of U.S. residents believe that trump should be removed from power

Less than half of all US residents believe the President is Donald trump needs to be removed from power after the impeachment, which was declared on him on Wednesday the House of representatives. This is stated in the results of a poll Reuters/Ipsos, wrote, “Voice of America”.

Опрос: менее половины жителей США считают, что Трампа нужно отстранить от власти

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A nationwide Internet survey conducted a few hours after the majority of legislators in the lower house of Congress voted to impeach trump, demonstrates that the highly contentious actions of the Democrats had little effect on attitudes in a divided society in half.

Responding to a question about specific articles of impeachment, 53% of respondents agreed that trump was abusing his power, and 51% confirmed that he interfered with the actions of Congress. About 42% of the respondents, most of them Democrats, said the Senate should remove the President from power.

Another 17% believe that Congress should condemn the actions of trump, 29% of respondents believe that articles of impeachment should be abolished, the remaining respondents said that they have their own opinions about it.

Society is still divided in respect of the impeachment of trump, who claims that the Democrats are against him “a witch hunt” and trying to illegally remove him from power.

Only 44% of Americans approve of Congress concerning trump. 41% of respondents do not approve of the impeachment process and how it lead the Democrats in the House of representatives.

Answering the question of how the impeachment affected their attitude toward Trump, 26% of respondents said that they are now more supportive of the President. About the reduction in support stated 20% of the respondents, 48% of respondents have not changed their views in regard to trump.

In the survey of Reuters/Ipsos, which was conducted throughout the country from 18 to 19 December, was attended 1108 people. The interval error of the poll is 3 percentage points.

As previously wrote ForumDaily:

  • On 16 December, the Legal Committee of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress published a report in which the majority is controlled by the legislators from the Democratic party, recommended that the U.S. House of representatives to impeach the US President Donald Trump and the Senate to remove him from office.
  • On the eve of a vote in the House of representatives on the resolution on impeachment of the President of the United States, which was scheduled for 18 December, Donald trump has sent a sharp letter to the speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi.
  • December 18, the House of representatives of the U.S. Congress impeach President Donald Trump’s accusations that he abused the position for his own political gain, and prevented attempts to investigate its actions
  • Trump became the third President in U.S. history who got impeached.
  • The Democrats refuse to pass in the Senate already approved the articles of charges against the head of the White house, and senators are unable to commence the removal of the President from the U.S. government.