A new Public Policy Polling survey finds 49% of voters support impeaching President Trump, as compared to 41% who are opposed to doing so. Also interesting: Trump’s approval rating has declined by a net 7 points in the last month.
A new Washington Post-Schar School poll in Virginia finds Ralph Northam (D) leading Ed Gillespie (R) by just five points in the race for governor, 49% to 44%.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds 50% of Americans say they will blame President Trump and congressional Republicans if health care costs increase under Obamacare and if more end up losing coverage, while 37% say they would put the blame on former President Obama and Democrats.
As for Trump’s tax plan, 25% of Americans say it’s a good idea, compared with 35% who say it’s a bad idea; another 39% say they don’t have an opinion.
First Read: “House Republicans are facing a major disadvantage with their tax plan, even before they delayed the rollout of their bill by one day.”
“Their plan starts out underwater, according to our latest NBC/WSJ poll — and by about the same margin as the poll’s first track of George W. Bush’s failed effort to partially privatize Social Security.”
“In this new NBC/WSJ poll, 25% call Trump’s tax plan a good idea, versus 35% who call it a bad idea (-10). And nearly four-in-10 Americans — 39% — do not have an opinion.”