Over­whelm­ing ma­jor­ity of vot­ers want Trump to stop tweet­ing: Poll

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - — Sally Per­sons

An over­whelm­ing amount of vot­ers would like Pres­i­dent Trump to stop tweet­ing, ac­cord­ing to a Quin­nip­iac poll pub­lished Wed­nes­day.

The Quin­nip­iac Univer­sity sur­vey shows 70 per­cent of vot­ers say the pres­i­dent should not tweet from his per­sonal ac­count.

This can be seen in a va­ri­ety of is­sues that he’s ad­dressed through so­cial me­dia, such as the na­tional an­them protests dur­ing foot­ball games.

For in­stance, although 52 per­cent of vot­ers say Na­tional Foot­ball League play­ers should not take a knee dur­ing the na­tional an­them, 58 per­cent said Mr. Trump’s com­ments on the sit­u­a­tion where in­ap­pro­pri­ate.

But even though vot­ers don’t ap­prove of Mr. Trump’s lead­er­ship, with 56 per­cent of vot­ers dis­ap­prov­ing of his job per­for­mance — vir­tu­ally un­changed from last month — vot­ers are feel­ing good about cer­tain as­pects of the coun­try, like the econ­omy.

Sixty-one per­cent say the econ­omy is “ex­cel­lent,” a near all-time high for the poll,

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