Courts, Government, Politics, Trump

The Trump Indictment Is Backfiring

Fifty five percent of likely voters in the United States believe that the indictment and attempted prosecution of former U.S. President Donald J. Trump is “bad for America,” according to a poll conducted last week by Rasmussen Reports.

The controversy surrounding the prosecution appears to have reached the ears of both parties, with more than a third, 34 percent, of Democrats seeing it as a negative for the country, and even 31 percent of self-described “Liberal” voters concurring.

Rasmussen pollsters also asked the same voters their thoughts on the following statement made by Francey Hakes, a former Federal Prosecutor, who said “[t]his is a serious time because this is banana republic sort of stuff. Using the law as a weapon against a political opponent is so wrong.”

A whopping 64 percent agreed with the statement, with 48 percent of that figure “strongly” agreeing. Twenty eight percent disagree, with 20 percent disagreeing “strongly.” Read more…

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