Phillip Nieto


A new Associated Press poll released on Sunday shows that Democratic voters are anxious and frustrated for the upcoming 2020 election.

The poll found that 67% of Democrats say they feel anxious and 64% report they are frustrated about the upcoming presidential election, according to a survey from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

It also found that 45% of Republicans say they are anxious and 49% are frustrated with the election.

Two-thirds of those surveyed said the election has piqued their interest, including 74% of Republicans and 82% of Democrats.

MIAMI, FL – JUNE 26: (L-R) Democratic presidential candidates New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (L-R), Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), former housing secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, and former Maryland congressman John Delaney take the stage for the first Democratic presidential primary debate for the 2020 election at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, June 26, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The survey shows that 88% of liberal-leaning Democrats are more anxious compared with moderate Democrats and conservatives at 79%. However, the same group of left-leaning Democrats report they’re more anxious at 80% to 60%.

Both levels of anxiety and frustration have increased since June, according to the AP, but the levels are higher among Democrats.

The margin of error in the survey is +/- 4.1% with researchers having surveyed 1,075 between October 24 and 28. RealClearPolitics currently has President Donald Trump’s approval at an average of 43.3% a year before the 2020 election.

Author: Phillip Nieto

Source: Daily Caller: Poll: 67% Of Democrats Are Anxious For 2020 Election, And A Majority Are Frustrated

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized the latest impeachment resolution introduced by House Democrats against President Donald Trump.

“They have denied President Trump basic due process and are cutting his counsel out of the process in an unprecedented way,” McConnell said Wednesday, according to The Hill. “House Democrats new resolution does not change any of that.”

He added, “The draft resolution that has been released does nothing of the sort. It falls way short, way short.”

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 29: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on October 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Schumer addressed reporters questions about the ongoing impeachment inquiry and the Senate legislative agenda. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House Democrats released a resolution Tuesday that would move forward the process to impeach the president. The resolution would allow the Intelligence Committee to conduct public hearings, but gives Republicans the ability to request witness testimony.

“Speaker Pelosi has initiated a bizarre process, starting with the fact that she began it with a press conference instead of a proper vote of the House,” McConnell alleged. “The process seems to be treating Chairman Schiff as though he were a de facto special prosecutor.”

“It does not confer on President Trump the most basic rights of due process or seemingly alter Chairman Schiff’s unfair process in the House Intelligence Committee in any way whatsoever,” McConnell added.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told NBC News “it’s not an impeachment resolution.”

“We are taking this step to eliminate any doubt as to whether the Trump Administration may withhold documents, prevent witness testimony, disregard duly authorized subpoenas, or continue obstructing the House of Representatives,” Pelosi said in a Monday letter to Democrats, Politico reported.

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told Sean Hannity on Tuesday there is “not one vote” to remove Trump from office among Senate Republicans.

“You have to accept that President Trump is president. That’s the problem,” Graham said. “They don’t accept that President Trump won the election, and America hates a sore loser as much as any country on the planet. This is an unfair process being driven by sore losers and there is not one vote in the United States Senate to impeach President Trump based on this phone call because he did nothing wrong.”


Author: Phillip Nieto

Source: Daily Caller: ‘They Have Denied President Trump Basic Due Process’: McConnell Criticizes Latest Impeachment Push

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