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Trump’s ‘lynching’ tweet provokes strong reactions; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.
A new national poll by Quinnipiac University shows that 55 percent of registered voters, the house Democrats, ” impeachment inquiry in President Trump, 43 percent support.
Support for the impeachment of points from a Quinnipiac poll a week ago, when the split was 51-45 percent, and marked a new high in the survey, is up 4 percent.
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The survey also indicates that by a slight 48-46 percent plurality, registered voters say the President should be indicted by the house and removed from office by a trial in the Senate. In the Quinnipiac poll from a week ago, the support for the impeachment and removal from office was something under the water, on 46-48 percent.
The survey highlights the large partisan divide on the charge, with the help of the Democrats the approval of the investigation by a 93-7 percent margin and Republicans opposed 88-10 percent. A majority of the independent back, the investigation by 58-37 percent margin, with support rising to 8 points in a week.
The President has come under fire over its 25. July-phone call with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, in which he called Zelensky, former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son fought Hunter about their relationships in the Eastern European countries, Russia. Biden is one of the top Democratic 2020 presidential contender hopes to challenge trump in the next year is an election. Fueled by the whistleblower complaints, and a transcript of the conversation released by the White house, the Democrats argue that the President of a foreign country asked to potentially interfere in a US election.
Adding to the controversy is the fact that before this call, million in U.S. military aid for Ukraine put on ice was. Despite the claims that Trump was using that money as a means of pressure, Trump has insisted repeatedly that he did nothing wrong. He says it was not a “quid pro quo” and has, on numerous occasions, his conversation with the Ukrainian leader described as “perfect.”
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The President and the allies have repeatedly tried to get the spotlight in the scandal, the three-piece. Hunter Biden on the Board of the Ukrainian energy company while his father was Vice-President was served. Trump and fellow Republicans have made the question of how Biden urged in 2016 for the dismissal of the Ukrainian Prosecutor who was looking into the corruption in the company. The prosecution – the accused is already far from both the Republicans and Democrats the view on the corruption in his own office, was later dismissed.
Biden, defending his actions in Ukraine, has said, “there is no truth [Trump] of the accusations and attacks against me and my son. Zero.”
The US Ambassador to act in Ukraine, Bill Taylor testified on Tuesday to examine that the President pushed the Ukraine, both interventions in the 2016 presidential elections and the company in connection with Hunter Biden and was ready to, until the military aid and the White house make a public service announcement from the country that the probes were in progress.
Fifty-nine percent of the respondents in the survey say that the President was pursuing his own personal interests in his dealings with the Ukraine, with a third saying Trump was pursuing the national interest.
“The Republicans remain stable against the impeachment of President Trump, and the house impeachment inquiry. But when it comes to the president’s motives in the Ukraine, the Republicans are all on the same page. In about 7 in 10 Republicans say that the President was the pursuit of national interests in his dealings with the Ukraine. The rest say that he was being followed, his own personal interest, or you don’t know,” Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Mary Snow said in a statement.
The Oct the Quinnipiac University poll. 17-21, with 1,587 of self-identified registered voters, surveyed by live telephone operators. The survey’s overall margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.
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The publication of the survey two weeks after a national Fox News poll, however, indicated 51 percent support for the impeachment and removal of the trump card from the office, with 40 per cent.