Poll Shows Decreasing Support For Trump

There's a record level of support for impeaching President Donald Trump, according to a national poll released Tuesday.

Forty-nine percent of voters support impeachment while 41 percent are opposed, the survey by Public Policy Polling showed. The poll also reflected a decline in the approval rating for Trump, from 42 percent approval and 53 percent disapproval in September to 38 percent approval and 56 percent disapproval at the end of October.

The poll covers a wide range of other topics, including whether voters think Trump is honest (37 percent say yes, 56 percent say no), and whether voters think the U.S. should provide hurricane relief to Puerto Rico (89 percent say yes, 6 percent no).

Asked whether they trust Trump or six national news outlets (that the poll says he has attacked the most), voters picked the news outlets to win by spreads ranging 15-18 percent.

In the spirit of Tuesday's holiday, the poll covered some Halloween-related issues. Among them, Americans approve of candy corn by a 53/28 split, and the obsession over pumpkin spice-flavored lattes is on the decline.

The final question asked who is scarier -- pitting Trump against ghosts, vampires, mummies, witches, zombies, werewolves, and the devil. The voters chose Trump in all cases except for the devil, the scarier by a 51/36 split.

The poll was based on 572 surveys of registered voters, conducted Oct. 27-29.


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