Voters Blame Trump; 40% Support Shutdown Compromise
Voters blame President Trump for the ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government and tend to oppose the compromise proposal he’s made to bring the shutdown to an end.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters think Trump is more to blame for the shutdown. Forty percent (40%) say congressional Democrats are more to blame. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 22-23, 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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