Majority of voters agree with Trump that some in Congress ‘hate our country,‘ poll finds

By – The Washington Times – Thursday, March 7, 2019

Here’s a new poll of interest to civility mavens, right along with lawmakers themselves.

“Talk about the enemy within — voters think it’s Congress,” said a new survey released Thursday.

It found that a majority of likely U.S. voters agree with a recent warning from President .

“Right now we have people in Congress who hate our country,” said during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week.

The poll found that 51 percent of voters agree with the statement. A third disagree with the idea that lawmakers hate America, while 15 percent are undecided.

“It’s sad. It’s very, very sad,” said , after making his observation about rancor on Capitol Hill.

The of 1,000 likely U.S. voters was conducted March 5-6.

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