Tag Archives: Trump in Trouble

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Over Half Say They Won’t Vote for Trump

55%

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll found that 55% of respondents said they will not vote for President Trump next year, with just 39% approving of his job as president. Just 28% said they definitely would vote for Trump, while another 14% said they would consider it.

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Trump in Trouble in Florida

53%

A new Bendixen & Amandi International poll in Florida finds just 40% of voters said they believed President Trump should be reelected, while 53% were opposed to a second term.

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Trump Is Failing on Border Wall

“Trump is so far flunking the biggest test of his dealmaking skills as president, learning the hard way that governing in a divided Washington is not remotely like running the Trump Organization or hosting ‘The Apprentice.’”

Washington Post

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Trump’s Wall Address Unlikely to Change Hearts and Minds

Statistically significant changes in approval rarely follow a televised presidential address. Typically, the president’s ratings hardly move at all. Most changes are well within the margin of error — and many of them show a loss of approval.

— From the book, “On Deaf Ears: The Limits of the Bully Pulpit,” by political scientist George Edwards.

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Short Question, Very Long Answer

“Why does everyone want to impeach me, Nancy?”

— President Trump, quoted by CBS News, to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at a White House meeting on the government shutdown.

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Minority Want to See Trump Re-Elected

1 in 3

A new Monmouth poll finds a little more than 3 in 10 Americans want to see President Trump win a second term in the White House. “Those who don’t want to see Trump reelected predictably varies by party, but 16% — not an insignificant number — of Republicans say Trump should be a one-term leader… while 92% of Democrats and 58% of independents said the same.”

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It’s the End of the Beginning for Trump

“He’s not going to survive Manafort’s testimony. … I think there’s a substantial possibility that this evidence that Manafort is offering will implicate somebody up the chain.”

— Former White House ethics lawyer Norman Eisen, in an interview on ABC News, saying that he believes this is “not the beginning of the end, but the end of the beginning for Donald Trump.”

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Mueller’s Approval Rating on the Rise

59%

A new Fox News poll finds approval of special counsel Robert Mueller stands at 59%, up 11 points since July, and 40% expect the investigation will find Trump committed criminal or impeachable offenses, up 5 points.

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Cohen’s Fear of Prison Will Make Him Flip on Trump

“He’s not suited to stand up to the rigors of jail life… Michael doesn’t see himself walking down Broadway while people are clamoring, ‘you’re going to be my wife.’”

— Longtime Trump legal adviser Jay Goldberg, telling CNN that he’s thinks Michael Cohen will turn on President Trump and cooperate with federal prosecutors because he’s worried about getting raped in prison.

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‘A Stinging Repudiation of Trump’

“The results across the country [yesterday] represent nothing less than a stinging repudiation of Trump on the first anniversary of his election.”

James Hohamnn