Americans Don’t Want Another Shutdown And Will Blame Trump If It Happens Again
January 30, 2019
New polls show that Americans overwhelmingly oppose Trump shutting down the government again over his ineffective border wall. They blamed Trump for previously shutting down the government, and will blame him again.
Americans overwhelmingly oppose another government shutdown over Trump’s wall:
Only 31% of voters support another government shutdown over Trump’s wall, while nearly twice that many, 58%, oppose another shutdown.
A majority of Americans blame Trump for the shutdown, and would blame him again:
55% of voters blame Trump and Republicans for the shutdown.
54% of voters would blame Trump and congressional Republicans if the government shuts down again.
A majority of Americans don’t want Trump’s wall, and trust Democrats more than Trump on border security:
Americans trust Democrats more than Trump on border security 50 – 41%, including independent voters who trust Democrats more 50 – 37%.
Voters support 61 – 33% a bill that funds new border security measures, without funding Trump’s border wall.