Voters Divided Over Biden’s Philadelphia Speech
President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to unite the nation, but his speech earlier this month in Philadelphia has Americans divided.
In his September 1 speech, Biden said: “Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic." The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 48% of Likely U.S. voters agree with that quote, including 36% who Strongly Agree. Forty-seven percent (47%) disagree with Biden’s slam on “MAGA Republicans,” including 39% who Strongly Disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on September 6-7, 2022 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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