Fox News poll: voters split 45-46% on confirmation of Kavanaugh supreme court

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Thune: Democrats desperately to derail Kavanaugh nomination

The Republican Senator from South Dakota, John Thune claims the Democrats use every excuse to against President Trump ‘ to replace the s pick, justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme court.

The voters are increasingly distributed on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court, since the President, Trump announced to replace him with his choice of judge Anthony Kennedy to quit.

Forty-five percent Kavanaugh would confirm, while 46 percent against it, according to the latest Fox News poll.

Last month, voters supported him by a 38-32 percent margin. Many voters at this time, 30 per cent had a nomination, no opinion about Kavanaugh -. This makes sense, since the interviews for the July survey, have been carried out. July 10-11, soon after the President on 9. July prime-time announcement of his selection.


Since July, support for Kavanaugh is up 15 points among Republicans (up from 70, now 85 per cent), while opposition among Democrats is up to 20 points (was 58, is now 78 percent).

There is a gender gap as men (53 percent) are 15 points more likely than women (38 percent) supported his confirmation.

Many of the other nominees received support similar mixed. For example, the voters behind the confirmation of President Trump, the first nominee Neil from gorsuch by a 45-39 percent margin (in March 2017), and the former President Obama’s second nominee, Elena Kagan, the 38-36 percent (June 2010). In addition, the trend goes back to 2005 shows that only two candidates received the support of the majority: John Roberts received 51 percent approval in July 2005, and Sonya Sotomayor got 53 percent in July 2009.

The new poll released on Thursday, also found voters split on the question of whether the Senate should do the Democrats, “to lock everything you can,” the President Trump ‘ s Supreme Court nominated: 45 percent say Yes, 42 percent disagree. Among Democrats, 75 percent believe their party leaders are doing everything against Trump nominated.

On Wednesday, the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a delay in the Senate judiciary Committee hearings on Kavanaugh’s nomination, stating: “Kavanaugh, not to say refusal, that a President has to comply with a properly issued subpoena, and Michael Cohen’s implication of the President in a Federal crime, makes the risk of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme court is clear. It is a game-changer. Should be.”

Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-Finance violations and other charges.

If the President showed his selection of Kavanaugh in July, Senate Democrats called for the delay of the vote on his nomination until after the November midterm elections. According to polling carried out at the time, the voters did not agree with this, namely, to the Senate for a vote before the midterm elections by a 50-42 percent margin.

The Senate is expected the hearings 4 Kavanaugh. September.


More voters view Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer negative than positive of 14 points (28 favorable vs. 42 unfavorable). Other leaders fare even worse. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi considered, the more negative of 25 points (29-54%), speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan under the water by 20 points (31-51%) and Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a net negative of minus 30 (22-52%).

For comparison, the voters Trump the negative side, by 16 points (41 favorable vs. 57 unfavorable).

Almost half of voters, 46 percent, have a “strong” unfavorable opinion of trump. The next higher on the measure? Pelosi, at 35 percent “strongly” unfavorable.

To the party faithful, Trump does best. Among Republicans, 83 percent have a positive image, while Ryan comes in at 57 percent and McConnell 36 percent. Among Democrats, 46 percent have a favorable opinion of Pelosi, and 39 percent of the Schumer.

Voters view the Democratic party more positively than the Republican party.

Opinion of the GOP upside down by 17 points (39 favorable vs. 56 unfavorable), while the democratic party’s positive rating of 4 points (50 favorable vs. 46 unfavorable).

The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,009 randomly selected voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from August 19-21, 2018. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.

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