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The Polling Trend on Impeachment Shows the True Impact of the Democrats’ Sham

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Posted: Dec 28, 2019 12:01 AM
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The Polling Trend on Impeachment Shows the True Impact of the Democrats’ Sham

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If the Democrat establishment thought that their chances of ousting President Trump were slim a few months ago, the latest polls prove that their obstructionist agenda is utterly hopeless -- other than a contingent of radical leftists, Americans have officially lost any belief in the Democrats’ partisan impeachment sham. 

Of course, there is a good reason why the Democrats are losing on impeachment -- the entire process has been unjust from the start. “They treated us very unfairly,” President Trump said during an event on Christmas eve. “They didn’t give us due process. They didn’t give us a lawyer. They didn’t give us anything. Now they come to the Senate and they want everything.”

The voters, it turns out, were not blind to the Democrat Party’s dirty tricks. According to a recent survey from Gallup, public support for impeachment has now dropped to 46 percent, down six percentage points since the start of the impeachment inquiry.

But that’s not the only bad news for the impeachment-crazed Democrats -- the same poll also found that 51 percent of Americans oppose impeaching and removing Donald Trump from office, a five percent increase during the same time period. Likewise, Gallup found that President Trump’s approval rating has increased by six percentage points since the launch of the impeachment probe in the fall and is now at 45 percent. 

Mind you, national polls have rarely reflected that actual support for President Trump since he first descended down the Trump Tower escalator in 2015. That’s why this trend is so encouraging for the millions and millions of Americans who love and support this President.

Much to its dismay, even CNN published a poll that found support for impeachment was even dropping among Democrats, while opposition was growing across the country. And the long list of similar impeachment polls goes on, and on, and on.

The Democrat leadership in the House took the bait -- their ongoing partisan impeachment sham has done irreversible damage to their political aspirations, further strengthening President Trump’s chances of winning the 2020 election. “All I know is my poll numbers are the highest they’ve ever been,” the President said in his remarks on Christmas eve, adding that “our fundraising in the Republican Party is the highest it’s ever been.” The Democrat Party’s failure to spearhead a legitimate impeachment process was evident from the very start of this charade. The Democrats never had enough evidence to impeach President Trump in the first place, which is exactly why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi avoided impeachment like the plague until September. 

“Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path because it divides the country,” Pelosi famously pledged just months before breaking this very promise. History will prove how wrongheaded and damaging this completely unfounded attack on our democratic principles proves to be. 

Now, the Democrats are stuck in limbo -- despite passing weak articles of impeachment shortly before the holidays, they are forced to continue stalling on impeachment by postponing the Senate vote.

“Everything we’re seeing from Speaker Pelosi and Senator Schumer suggests that they’re in real doubt about the evidence they’ve brought forth so far not being good enough, and are very, very urgently seeking a way to find some more evidence,” President Trump tweeted recently, exposing the pathetic Democrat strategy to buy themselves more time ahead of the election despite having claimed the urgency of their impeachment inquiry throughout the fall due to Donald Trump’s threat to our national security and the very survival of the Republic. These frauds are the real threat to our nation.  

This has not been a good year for the Democrats. Yet, the Democrats got exactly what they deserved: their partisan impeachment sham is dead on arrival in the minds of American voters, and President Trump is all the stronger for it heading into 2020. 

Michael Glassner is Chief Operating Officer of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.