Can Democrats in Congress Stop Trump?
Friday, January 12, 2018
Even Democrats aren't overly confident that their legislators in Congress will be able to stop President Trump's agenda.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 43% of all Likely U.S. Voters think it’s at least somewhat likely that Democrats in Congress will be able to stop or significantly change legislation sought by the president, but that includes just 10% who say it’s Very Likely. Still, the overall finding is up from 37% a year ago, shortly after Trump’s inauguration. A plurality (49%) says it’s unlikely congressional Democrats will be able to stop Trump’s legislation, down from 57% early last year, with 10% who say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 4 & 7, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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