After Capitol Riot, 50% Want Trump Removed From Office Now
In the wake of violence at the U.S. Capitol last week and a House impeachment vote this week, half of voters support removing President Trump from office before Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters say Trump should be removed from office before January 20 because of last week’s riot at the Capitol by some of his supporters. Eighty-one percent (81%) of Democrats support removing Trump from office now, as do 23% of GOP voters and 41% of voters not affiliated with either major party. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on January 12 and 14, 2021 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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