October 30, 2020

More than a third of Republicans say Trump probably broke the law. Most still don't want him removed from office.

Behold, the impeachment contradiction of contradictions.It’s not surprising that a full 91 percent of Democrats have said they think President Trump “definitely” or “probably” did something illegal to warrant his impeachment, as a recent Pew Research Center poll found. But a solid 32 percent of Republicans or those who lean Republican have also said the same about Trump’s conduct — not that they necessarily think it should warrant his removal.Yes, of Republicans who are either “definitely” or “probably” convinced Trump’s behavior was illegal, a full 59 percent say that doesn’t mean he should be removed from office, Pew found. As for those Republicans who say Trump has “definitely” or “probably” done something unethical, 78 percent believe he should remain.> Among Republicans who say Trump has definitely or probably done things that are illegal, 59% say he should remain in office following the Senate impeachment trial. https://t.co/d0LOFwghRu pic.twitter.com/YZ5Z6cuwMN> > — Pew Research Center (@pewresearch) January 23, 2020Pew surveyed 12,638 people from Jan. 6–19 via phone and online, with a 1.3 percent margin of error.More stories from theweek.com Democrats walked right into Mitch McConnell’s trap Longtime PBS anchor Jim Lehrer dies at 85 The world is less than 2 ‘minutes’ from doomsday, atomic scientists warn

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