Fifty-seven percent (57%) of Democrats believe that, in his relations with the Russian government, President Trump is guilty of treason. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that just 14% of those in Nancy Pelosi’s party disagree while 29% are not sure.
Republicans reject the notion that the president is guilty of treason by an 82% to 7% margin. Among Independent voters, 30% believe he has committed treason while 44% disagree and 25% are not sure (see full crosstab results).
Among all voters, 33% believe the president is guilty of treason while 45% disagree.
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The belief that the president committed treason is shared by 28% of men and 37% of women. There is a significant generation gap: 48% of those under 35 believe he is guilty, a view shared by just 20% of senior citizens. Twenty-six percent (26%) of white voters agree along with 49% of black voters and 50% of Hispanic voters.
The survey also found that 41% of voters believe the president should be impeached and removed from office. Support for impeachment has held steady ever since the submission of the Mueller report. Seventy-one percent (71%) of Democrats believe he should be impeached while 84% of Republicans reject the idea. Thirty-five percent (35%) of Independent voters favor impeachment while 45% are opposed.
The president’s Job Approval has remained remarkably steady throughout this period. ScottRasmussen.com’s daily updates have stayed within two points of 46% every day for more than three months .
Just 20% of all voters believe it is even somewhat likely that the president will actually be impeached and removed from office.
Voters remain evenly divided on the question of whether the president colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 election–42% say yes and 41% no.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is viewed favorably by 43% and unfavorably by 27%. Twenty-nine percent (29%) have either never heard of him or don’t know enough to form an opinion.
Attorney General William Barr is viewed favorably by 28%, unfavorably by 32%, and is unknown to 40%.
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The national survey of 1,002 Registered Voters was conducted May 3-4, 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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