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Politics More than half of Americans believe Trump should be removed before Jan. 20, according to poll

03:05  11 january  2021
03:05  11 january  2021 Source:   usatoday.com

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A poll conducted between January 8 and 9 after the riot on the US Capitol building found that 56% of people believe President Donald Trump should be removed from office before Inauguration Day on January 20 . The ABC News/Ipsos poll results come as lawmakers debate impeaching the president

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After riots at the U.S. Capitol, a majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump should be removed from office before his term ends on Jan. 20, according to a new poll.

The poll, published Sunday by ABC News/Ipsos, found that 56% of respondents support his removal prior to Inauguration Day and 67% blame Trump for the attack on Jan. 6, which forced lawmakers to flee their chambers and left five dead.

The incident followed Trump's "Save America Rally" in Washington, where he urged the crowd to march to the Capitol to demonstrate against Congress as they counted votes in the Electoral College and certified Joe Biden as the President-elect.

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But it was a much more restrained President Trump on show and there was a much greater focus on the According to data from an ABC News/Ipsos poll , just 35% of Americans approve of how the A similar Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that about half of respondents believed he could have

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"We're going to walk down to the Capitol," he said. "You'll never take back our country with weakness. You have to show strength and you have to be strong.

"If you don't fight like hell you're not going to have a country anymore," he told supporters later in the speech.

After the riots began, it took nearly an hour before Trump tweeted "asking for everyone at the U.S. Capitol to remain peaceful." Later that night, he also told protesters that he loved them and thinks they are "very special."

A president can be removed from office by his vice president and a majority of the Cabinet, via the 25th Amendment, or by Congress, via impeachment proceedings. In the aftermath of Jan. 6, Democrats and some Republicans have expressed support for both options.

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More than two-thirds of Americans are not in agreement with the president, saying they believe Biden's The poll also asked who among a range of prominent political figures -- such as Pence and Utah Sen. A majority of the country believes President Donald Trump should be removed before

More Info. Events Calendar. 11 Jan - 12pm EST. More than half of Americans want President Trump out of the office before inauguration day. Trump isn’t going to be removed before the end of his term. But we ahould still fight for conviction. Trump should not be allowed anywhere near the place.

House Democrats will introduce a resolution on Monday calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment. Pelosi told Democrats on Sunday that if Pence does not act after 24 hours, they will introduce articles of impeachment against Trump . They accuse him of having "gravely endangered the security" of the U.S. and its institutions. It would make him the first president to ever be impeached twice.

Some Republican lawmakers have indicated that they will support impeachment.

But in the poll, support for removal was nearly split on party lines – 94% of Democrats and 58% of independents said they wanted it. Just 13% of Republicans said the same.

Sixty-one percent of Republicans said they believe Trump did nothing wrong. Another third just don't think his removal is worth the effort, given that his term is about to end.

It also found that more Americans trust Biden to "safeguard democracy" than Trump, at 53% and 30%, respectively.

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No. Instead, a majority of American voters believe President Donald Trump should resign due to the allegations of sexual harassment against him, according to the ‘This crisis has made it clearer than ever why paid leave for every worker is so important to families,’ says senator Patty Murray.

A majority of the country believes President Donald Trump should be removed before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on Jan . 20 and two-thirds hold him accountable for the violent insurrection on Capitol Hill, according to an ABC News/Ipsos poll released Sunday.

The poll of 570 adults was conducted Jan. 8-9 with a margin of error of plus or minus 4.7 percentage points

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: More than half of Americans believe Trump should be removed before Jan. 20, according to poll

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