NEW POLLS: Americans Blame Trump & Oppose His Shutdown

New polls show that opposition to the Trump Shutdown continues to grow, and Americans put the blame on Trump.


Americans blame Trump for his government shutdown by an overwhelming margin.


  • 53 percent of Americans say Trump and Republicans are to blame for the government shutdown, and only 29 percent blame Democrats.


A majority of Americans oppose Trump’s wall and invoking a national emergency to build it.


  • 56 percent of Americans oppose Trump’s border wall.


An overwhelming majority of voters want Trump to reopen the government while Congress continues to negotiate.


  • 71 percent of voters want Republicans to join Democrats in passing legislation to reopen the government while negotiations on effective border security continue.