TRUMP, IMPEACHMENT AND ACQUITTAL
Among adults nationwide
As you may know, Donald Trump was not convicted by the U.S. Senate in the impeachment trial this week. Do you think Donald Trump should have been or should not have been convicted in the Senate impeachment trial and barred from holding federal office in the future?
Should have been: 58%
Should not have been: 41%
Regardless of the Senate’s verdict, do you think the charges against Donald Trump were:
Serious enough for him to be impeached and put on trial: 61%
Not serious enough, and the impeachment and trial never should have happened: 39%
How would you rate the evidence against Donald Trump in the Senate impeachment trial?
Very/somewhat strong: 57%
Very/somewhat weak: 37%
Do you think former President Trump is responsible for inciting violence against the government of the United States, or don’t you think so?
RON’S COMMENT: 11% of Republicans, 96% of Democrats and 52% of independents say Trump is responsible for inciting violence.
Do you think former President Trump should be allowed to hold elected office in the future, or not?
Yes, allowed: 43%
RON’S COMMENT: 87% of Republicans, 6% of Democrats and 42% of independents say Trump should be allowed to hold elected office in the future.
Would you like to see Donald Trump play a prominent role in the Republican Party, or not?
RON’S COMMENT: While most Americans do not want Trump to play a prominent role in the Republican Party, most Republicans disagree; 75% of them want him to continue to play a prominent role in their party.