Trump Still Favorite of Most GOP Voters After Impeachment Trial
In the wake of former President Donald Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment trial, Republican voters still overwhelmingly favor Trump as their party’s leader.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters say the recent impeachment proceedings against Trump didn’t make much difference in their opinion of the former president. Twenty-nine percent (29%) of all voters said the impeachment made their opinion of Trump worse, while 28% said they have a better opinion of Trump after his second impeachment. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 16-17, 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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