GOP Voters Want Trump To Give State of the Union Speech, Democrats Don’t
Republicans think President Trump should stand tall and deliver his State of the Union address despite the ongoing government shutdown. Democrats, however, think he should wait until after it ends.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters say Trump should delay his State of the Union speech to Congress until after the partial government shutdown has ended. Forty-three percent (43%) of voters disagree, while 10% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 20-21, 2019 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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