Do a majority of Americans want Biden removed from office?
Sorry, can't agree. He's done nothing impeachable. In fact I love this guy!
He does get a little abusive when asked a question he can't answer (ergo..a question), but so does your Great Uncle George. I'd also like to take this moment to protest the miserable way we treat the nation's elderly.
Did I mention that this July I will qualify for Medicare. So by my calculations, I should start planning to run for president in 2035.
50% Support Biden’s Impeachment
Monday, January 31, 2022
Half of voters believe President Joe Biden should be impeached, and nearly as many think Republicans will do it if they win a congressional majority in the midterm elections.
A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports and The National Pulse finds that 50% of Likely U.S. voters support the impeachment of Biden, including 33% who Strongly Support it. Forty-five percent (45%) are opposed to impeaching Biden, including 33% who Strongly Oppose it. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
In September, Republicans led by Ohio Rep. Bob Gibbs filed articles of impeachment against Biden, citing his immigration policy and his failure in Afghanistan, among other reasons. Seventy-four percent (74%) of Republican voters, 34% of Democrats and 42% of voters not affiliated with either major party at least somewhat support Biden’s impeachment.
After the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan in August, 60% of voters agreed with South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham that Biden deserved to be impeached.
If the GOP wins a majority in the House of Representatives in the November midterms, 45% of voters believe it is likely Republicans will impeach Biden, including 22% who think impeachment is Very Likely. Forty-two percent (42%) don’t think Republicans are likely to impeach Biden, including 10% who say it’s Not At All Likely, while another 12% are not sure.
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on January 26-27, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
After Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives, they impeached former President Donald Trump twice. Forty-seven percent (47%) of voters believe Trump’s impeachment was a bad thing for American democracy, while 36% think it was good for democracy to impeach Trump. Sixteen percent (16%) believe Trump’s impeachment did not make much difference.
Fifty-eight percent (58%) of Democrats think Trump’s impeachment was good for American democracy, but only 16% of Republicans and 32% of unaffiliated voters agree. Among voters who believe Trump’s impeachment was good, 69% Strongly Oppose impeaching Biden. By contrast, among those who think it was bad for democracy to impeach Trump, 58% Strongly Support impeaching Biden.
If the GOP wins a House majority in the November midterms, 52% of Republican voters, 47% of Democrats and 38% of unaffiliated voters think it is at least somewhat likely Biden will be impeached.
Slightly more men (52%) than women voters (49%) at least somewhat support impeaching Biden, and more men (50%) than women (44%) believe Trump’s impeachment was a bad thing for American democracy.
Whites (47%) are less likely than Black voters (50%) or other minorities (58%) to at least somewhat support Biden’s impeachment. Thirty-eight percent (38%) of whites, 26% of Black voters and 21% of other minorities Strongly Oppose impeaching Biden.
Older voters are significantly more likely than those under 40 to say Trump’s impeachment was bad for American democracy, and older voters are also more likely to Strongly Oppose impeaching Biden.
A majority (53%) of government employees think Trump’s impeachment was a good thing, but only 29% of private sector workers agree.
Breaking down the electorate by income, those with the highest income – $200,000 a year or more – are most likely to think it was a good thing for Democrats to impeach Trump twice, but also most likely to Strongly Oppose impeaching Biden.
A majority of voters expect President Joe Biden to keep his campaign promise to nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court, but they don’t like the idea of choosing justices on the basis of race and gender.
A majority of voters think congressional Democrats are too liberal, and agree with the Senate GOP leader that voters don’t want to “fundamentally transform America.”
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