Forty-eight percent of registered voters say President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office, compared 46% who say he should not, a new Quinnipiac University poll reveals.
The number is up from last week’s poll, which showed 46% supported impeachment, while 48% were opposed.
Here are how the new poll results, released Wednesday, break down:
- 6% of Republicans believe Trump should be impeached and removed from office, compared 91% who say he should not.
- 86% of Democrats support impeachment/removal, while 9% do not.
- 49% of independents favor impeachment/removal while 41% do not.
- 82% of black voters support impeachment/removal, compared to 14% who do not.
- 42% of white voters back impeachment/removal, while 52% do not.
- 55% of all those polled, support the impeachment inquiry, compared to 43% who disapprove.
- 38% approve of the way Trump is handling his job, while 58% disapprove.
- 45% approve of the way Nancy Pelosi is handling her job as house speaker, compared to 47% who disapprove.
The poll, conducted Oct. 17-21, surveyed 1,587 registered voters. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.
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