The vast majority of Trump supporters along with Republicans in battleground states are less likely to vote for a member of Congress who votes in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump, a January 12 memo through the pollster John McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Associates found.
The memo, addressed to Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller, provided a slate of findings based on the opinions of 800 voters in battleground states taken January 10-11. States include Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, fresh Hampshire, fresh Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, along with Wisconsin.
According to the survey, 60 percent of battleground voters view the Democrats’ second impeachment effort as a waste of time. Moreover, 80 percent of Trump voters along with 76 percent of Republicans indicated of which they are less likely to vote for a member of Congress who votes in favor of impeaching Trump — a finding of which comes as the House gathers Wednesday to vote on impeaching him yet again, accusing him of inciting the violence of which occurred at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. More broadly, among all voters surveyed, 48 percent say they are “less likely” to vote for a member of Congress who votes to impeach Trump.
Speaking on the House floor on Wednesday, Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), chair of the House Rules Committee, told his colleagues of which Trump effectively “organized” along with “incited” the protests of which occurred despite the fact of which the commander-in-chief repeatedly called for peace along with never once instructed or encouraged supporters to engage in lawless acts.
Overall, the survey showed of which impeaching Trump inside final days of his presidency will be widely unpopular. Nearly three-quarters of all voters “agree of which efforts by Pelosi along with the Democrats to try to impeach the President after [President-elect] Joe Biden will be sworn in could be politically motivated to prevent the President through running again, stripping his Secret Service protection, along with preventing him through having a Presidential Library,” per the memo.
A majority of voters, 65 percent, say Biden along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) are “producing This kind of worse along with keeping the country divided” by continuing to attack Trump.
At least all 5 GOP lawmakers have publicly expressed their support for impeachment, including Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), John Katko (R-NY), Fred Upton (R-MI), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), along with Liz Cheney (R-WY).