June 26, 2017
The American public is getting sick and tired of congress and the media’s hysterical obsession on Russia-Trump conspiracy theories, according to a new poll from Harvard-Harris.
A Harvard University poll has found that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the FBI’s Russia investigations are “hurting the country” and a majority believe it is time for Congress and the establishment media to “move on to other issues.”
According to the Harvard-Harris poll, which The Hill obtained, 64% of “voters said the investigations into President Trump and Russia are hurting the country” while another 56% “said it’s time for Congress and the media to move on to other issues, compared to 44 percent who said the focus should stay on Russia.”
In addition, the poll found that that 73% said “they’re concerned that the Russia probes have caused Congress to lose focus on the issues important to them. That figure encompasses 81 percent of Republicans, 74 percent of independents and 68 percent of Democrats.”
“While the voters have a keen interest in any Russian election interference, they are concerned that the investigations have become a distraction for the president and Congress that is hurting rather than helping the country,” the poll’s co-director Mark Penn reportedly said. “Most voters believe that the president’s actions don’t rise to the level of impeachable offenses, even if some of them were inappropriate.”
The poll comes on the heels of an NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey that found that half of Americans believe the media’s Russia coverage has been “irresponsible/overdramatized.”
While 89% of Republicans and a strong plurality of independents (48%) believe the media’s coverage has been “irresponsible/overdramatized,” 63% of Democrats believe the media’s Russia coverage has been “responsible/proper.”
NBC poll finds 50% of Americans, incl vast majority of Republicans, feel coverage of Trump allegations has been irresponsible/overdramatized pic.twitter.com/2AXNXlSlZi
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) June 23, 2017
Here’s some reactions from Twitter:
Theres no russian collusion get over it libtards
— william le kuck gate (@sarcasticboy1) June 23, 2017
It's ok, #dems aren't interested in what the majority of the country wants
— Sandy Williams (@sandytntn) June 23, 2017
The media has already inspired one deranged lib to shoot up Republican congressmen over this lunacy.
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) June 14, 2017
You’d think that’d be the point they’d back off, but alas, they don’t care.
This article was posted: Monday, June 26, 2017 at 6:16 am
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