President Donald Trump’s campaign released new internal polling Tuesday that shows the impeachment issue is endangering all 30 Democrats who occupy House seats in districts won by Trump in 2016.
The campaign commissioned the a poll that shows voters in those districts oppose impeachment by 10 points, 53-43. The survey included the First, Second and Third congressional districts in Iowa.
Voters also favor electing a new representative over the incumbent in those districts by 11 points, 47-36.
“By enormous majorities, voters also would prefer that Congress work on lowering prescription drug prices, passing new trade deals and fixing our infrastructure rather than impeaching the President,” the release said.
The poll does not include New Jersey’s 2nd District, where Rep. Jeff Van Drew recently left the Democrat Party.
“These Democrats already knew they were in trouble before the sham impeachment, but now they are in serious jeopardy,” said Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale. “By moving forward with her political theater of impeachment, Nancy Pelosi has accomplished two things: she has energized the President’s supporters and walked her entire majority caucus off the plank.”
According to the poll, Democrats start the 2020 race at a disadvantage as voters favor the GOP candidate in the generic ballot in these districts:
Nearly half of the voters in these districts oppose re-electing the current Democrat representative:
Voters oppose impeachment by a double-digit majority. A plurality say they would vote against their representative if they supported impeachment:
Decisive majorities say they want their representative to move past impeachment and focus on solving real problems while allowing the voters to decide the President’s fate:
Majorities also want the representatives to focus on addressing issues like lowering drug prices, passing new trade deals or fixing infrastructure rather than impeachment: