Trump’s support is plummeting in wake of his role in inciting violence at the Capitol

 Trump’s support is plummeting in wake of his role in inciting violence at the Capitol

But while questions about Trump largely broke down along party lines, an overwhelming majority, 89%, said they opposed the actions of the rioters who stormed the Capitol last week—80% said they “strongly” opposed them. Only 8% of respondents supported the Capitol attack. 

Finally, when asked whether they believed there was “solid evidence” supporting Trump’s claim of voter fraud, 31% said yes while 62% said there was no solid evidence. 

A Pew Research Center poll released Friday found put Trump at his lowest job approval rating ever in the poll, 29%. Those who rate Trump’s conduct since the election as “fair” or “poor” now stands at 76% (62% poor/14% fair), an 8-point increase since November. “Trump voters, in particular, have grown more critical of their candidate’s post-election conduct. The share of his supporters who describe his conduct as poor has doubled over the past two months, from 10% to 20%,” writes Pew. 

Meanwhile, 64% of Americans have a positive view of Joe Biden’s conduct since he won the election. Majorities also approve of his Cabinet picks and how has talked about his policies moving forward.

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