Politics Poll: Majority says border wall funding not worth government shutdown

20:38  26 april  2017
20:38  26 april  2017 Source:   thehill.com

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A majority of voters says funding for President Trump's proposed wall along the southern border is not worth forcing a government shutdown , according to a new survey. A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds 61 percent of registered voters think funding for the U.S

According to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll , the majority of US voters believe that securing funding to construct a wall along the south border is not important enough to justify a government shutdown .

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A majority of voters says funding for the president's proposed wall along the country's southern border is not worth a government shutdown, according to a new survey.

A Politico/Morning Consult poll finds 61 percent of registered voters think funding the U.S.-Mexico border wall is "not important enough to prompt a shutdown." Another 27 percent of respondents said funding the wall is important enough to prompt a shutdown.

A majority of voters said they had heard some or a lot about a possible government shutdown and about three-quarters of voters said a government shutdown would be concerning to them, according to the poll.

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A new Economist Group/YouGov poll found that a majority of Americans think it’s most important for Congress to avoid a government shutdown , even if it means leaving behind a proposal to start construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall .

A majority of U.S. voters have indicated that President Trump’s border wall with Mexico would not be worth a government shutdown . Politico is reporting, based on its poll of more than 2,000 registered voters with Morning Consult, that “Sixty-one percent of voters say funding a wall along the nation’s

The poll also finds that 51 percent of respondents would blame Capitol Hill Republicans or President Trump if the government shuts down. Thirty-one percent said they would blame congressional Democrats.

The poll was conducted from April 20 to 24 among 2,032 registered voters. The margin of error is 2 percent.

President Trump earlier this week signaled he is open to getting money for his proposed border wall in the fall, instead of in a spending bill this week.

The government will shut down Friday at midnight if Congress cannot agree on a spending bill.

On Tuesday, the president insisted he is fully committed to building the wall.

"Don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL," the president tweeted. "It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc."

Not Building The Wall IS A Government Shutdown .
No excuses will work.

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