Forty-five percent (45%) of voters believe President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 41% disagree and 15% aren’t sure.
Those numbers are little changed from surveys conducted a month ago and last August. A Buzzfeed story last week convinced many opponents of the president that impeachment might be drawing closer. However, other news outlets were unable to verify the story and the Special Counsel’s office flatly denied it.
Seventy-seven percent (77%) of Democrats believe the president should be impeached and removed from office. Forty-three percent (43%) of Independent voters agree as do 9% of Republicans (see crosstab results).
Still, only 34% of Americans say it’s even somewhat likely that President Trump will be impeached and removed. Only 11% think it’s Very Likely to happen. Those figures have also remained steady.
Attitudes about impeachment correspond closely to the results of a separate question about alleged collusion by the Trump campaign with Russia. On that question, 44% of respondents say President Trump colluded with the Russians during the 2016 elections while 34% say he did not.
When asked if President Trump is guilty of treason in his relations with the Russian government, 37% of voters say yes while 38% say no.
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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted January 19-20, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.
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