(PoliticalLookout)- If Democrats thought impeaching Trump would make his agenda go away, they can think again. According to a new CBS News/YouGov poll published on Wednesday, a massive majority of Republicans oppose impeaching the president for a second time. 85%, in fact.
The poll showed a tiny portion of Republicans, 15%, supporting it.
The poll came on the same day that the House of Representatives once again voted to impeach President Donald Trump after inaccurately claiming that he endorsed violence and inciting a mob that stormed the Capitol Building on January 6.
Democrats were left red-faced this week, too, after it was revealed by the FBI how the Capitol Hill attack was pre-planned, and President Donald Trump’s speech that same day had nothing to do with the mob violence that occurred. It means the second hurried impeachment of President Trump was based on a fallacy.
The president also repeatedly called for calm on the day of the attack, and only ever encouraged followers to engage in peaceful protest. We’d publish the Tweets from the president here that prove it…but Twitter permanently suspended the president from its platform based on the same fallacy.
The CBS poll found that 55% of everybody polled supported impeaching President Trump, with 45% opposed. It means that a majority of the American population has been misled dramatically by press reporting and the Democrats – and it doesn’t seem like any of them are backtracking now that the FBI has confirmed the president was not responsible for the riots.
Interestingly, 83% of respondents said that impeaching the president would likely cause his supporters to protest more or in greater numbers, and 69% said that the move would cause greater division across the country…which it appears to be doing.
44% of respondents said President Donald Trump should see out the remainder of his term as president, with 61% of those respondents saying he did nothing wrong. Which means those people were listening to what the FBI said and presumably weren’t tuning into CNN…
President Donald Trump reminded reporters while on his way to give a speech in Texas earlier this week that his speech at Capitol Hill did not incite riots.
“If you read my speech, and many people have done it, and I’ve seen it both in the papers and in the media, on television, it’s been analyzed and people thought that what I said was totally appropriate,” he said.
Despite being impeached, a Senate trial will not take place before January 20, meaning the president still has several days left until he is removed from office. President Donald Trump will see out the end of his presidency, but it remains unclear what the purpose of a Senate trial will be after the president has already left the White House.