Answers were split along party lines, with 83% of those who said they want the president impeached identifying as Democrats, and 95% who said they don’t identifying as Republicans. The last time more than 50% opposed impeachment was when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched the inquiry in late September.
The poll released Tuesday was conducted between Dec. 4 and 9, during the series of House Judiciary Committee public hearing and after the House Intelligence Committee hearings. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Adam Schiff, leader of the House Intelligence Committee, on Tuesday unveiled articles of impeachment, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress against Trump. The Judiciary Committee could vote on the articles Thursday, setting up a vote in the Democrat-controlled House before Christmas — making Trump the third president in US history to be impeached. Following the full House vote, the proceedings would move to the GOP-controlled Senate to hold a trial to decide whether Trump should be removed from