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What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending December 21, 2019

Saturday, December 21, 2019

In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:

- President Trump ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 50%. 

- Voters appear to give President Trump a slight edge in the war of words over impeachment.

- Christmas trees are just as popular as ever, but sending cards for the holiday season appears to be making a comeback.

- With some Democrats worrying that the current hopefuls for their party’s nomination can’t beat President Trump next year, speculation has begun anew that Michelle Obama will enter the race. The former first lady still has a narrowing advantage over the president in a hypothetical 2020 matchup.

- There’s more voter support for impeaching President Trump than there is for impeaching former President Clinton after all these years.

- For sizable majorities of Americans, it’s no contest again this year: Jesus wins over Santa, and “Merry Christmas” beats “Happy Holidays.”

- Voters see little chance that Republicans will jump on the Democrats’ impeachment bandwagon. Most Democrats think that’s because of GOP party loyalty, but then most Republicans believe the impeachment is driven not by broken laws but by President Trump’s defeat of Hillary Clinton in 2016.

- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of December 8-12, 2019, is at 92.4.

- Voters are ready to jail or fire senior law enforcement officials who illegally targeted President Trump, but most think they are unlikely to be punished.

- Thirty-eight percent (38%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.

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