Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Trump says only 11 percent favor impeachment hearings — lower than recent polls show

President Trump cited an unidentified poll Tuesday that he said showed only 11 percent support for starting impeachment hearings against him, a figure notably lower than results from several reputable polling organizations.

“Newest Poll: Only 11% in favor of starting ridiculous impeachment hearings,” Trump said in morning tweets. The posts also touted what he sees as his accomplishments in office and accused Democrats of suffering from “Trump Derangement Syndrome.”

The White House did not respond to a question about which poll the president was citing, and Trump did not specify what category of people was purportedly surveyed.

Meanwhile, an Economist-YouGov poll this month found that 36 percent of adults support efforts in the House to impeach Trump, while 45 percent were opposed.

In that poll, 11 percent of Republicans supported efforts to impeach Trump. It’s possible that that is the figure Trump was referencing in his tweet, but the poll was conducted more than a week ago and would not be the “newest.”


  1. Kalonymus AnonymusJuly 24, 2019 at 9:16 PM

    Johnson's mother is Charlotte Fawcett;[13] an artist from a family of liberal intellectuals, she had married Stanley in 1963, prior to their move to the U.S.[14] She is the granddaughter of Elias Avery Lowe, a palaeographer, who was a Russian Jewish immigrant to the U.S.,[15] and Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter, a translator of Thomas Mann. Through Elias, Johnson is descended from an Orthodox rabbi from Lithuania

    Our new Prime Minister!

  2. Give him a yeshiva


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