New Poll Shows Independent Voters Increasingly Oppose Trump Impeachment

Support for impeaching Trump among independent voters has dropped 14 points in just one month according to a new Emerson Poll.

In October, Emerson found 48 percent of independents supported impeachment. This has now dropped to a mere 34 percent compared to 49 percent who oppose it.

Another recent poll taken in critical swing state Wisconsin by Marquette University shows 53% against impeachment vs. 40% supporting impeachment.

TheHill reports a new national survey finds independent voters leading a sharp swing in opposition to impeachment, the second major poll to produce those findings this week.

The latest national poll from Emerson College finds 45 percent oppose impeaching President Trump, against 43 percent who support it. That’s a 6-point swing in support from October, when 48 percent of voters supported impeachment and only 44 percent opposed.

More importantly, the poll shows more independents now oppose impeachment than support it, a significant change from Emerson’s polling in October.

The new poll found 49 percent oppose impeachment compared to 34 percent who support it. In October, 48 percent of independents polled supported impeachment, against 39 percent who opposed.

Since October, Emerson has found Trump’s job approval rating jump by 5 points, from 43 percent to 48 percent.

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