• Just 30% of Americans say they oppose impeaching President Trump, according to a new Insider poll

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Two weeks into a House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump , only 30% of Americans say they're against impeaching the sitting president.
    Insider's most recent poll found that 9.1% of Americans "oppose impeachment," while 20% "strongly oppose impeachment."
    Conversely, a plurality of respondents, 47%, say they support impeaching Trump.
    The numbers are consistent with Insider's last poll conducted in the wake of House Democrats' announcement of their investigation - but partisanship on the issue has grown.
    Over 80% of Democrats polled said they support impeachment, while 75% of...
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  • 'He's giving them all the ammunition they need': Trump is shooting himself in the foot by stonewalling Congress in the impeachment inquiry

    'He's giving them all the ammunition they need': Trump is shooting himself in the foot by stonewalling Congress in the impeachment inquiry

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Trump administration is taking a page out of its Russia playbook as it defends against Congress' escalating impeachment inquiry: obstruct, obscure, and don't give the other side an inch.
    While that strategy proved useful in torpedoing Congress' efforts to drum up public support for impeachment in the wake of the Russia probe, it could be politically fatal for President Donald Trump this time around.
    If the White House continues blocking testimony and ignoring document requests, "that's just another ground for impeachment," a constitutional law expert told Insider.
    One former White...
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  • Sean Hannity slams impeachment inquiry as a 'compulsive, psychotic witch hunt' and falsely calls it an 'attempted coup'

    Sean Hannity slams impeachment inquiry as a 'compulsive, psychotic witch hunt' and falsely calls it an 'attempted coup'

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Fox News host Sean Hannity announced during his Tuesday night prime time show that, going forward, he'll refer to the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump as a coup attempt - a claim tht lacks evidence.
    "This is just the latest attempted coup of a duly elected president by we, the people - over misconduct that does not exist, yet again," Hannity said, echoing Trump's messaging.
    The false claim that the impeachment inquiry is an illegal attempt to oust the president is being aggressively propagated by Trump and his right-wing media supporters.
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  • Most Americans Favor an Impeachment Inquiry-But Are Wary of Removing Trump, Polls Find

    Most Americans Favor an Impeachment Inquiry-But Are Wary of Removing Trump, Polls Find

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    A majority of Americans support the House Democratic impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, a sharp pivot in opinion from the first two and a half years of his presidency, but are also wary about removing him from office, according to three recent polls.
    The surveys were published Tuesday by the Washington Post-Schar, Quinnipiac and NBC/Wall Street Journal. Over Trump's time in office, survey after survey had showed the American public opposed to impeachment proceedings, even as he remained deeply unpopular.
    The impeachment inquiry is an investigation that might lead to a vote by the House...
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