logo

English
                 

The Hill

More than half of voters think Trump should face indictment over Jan. 6: 

 

More than half of U.S. voters say Trump should face criminal charges for his role

in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to a new Harvard CAPS-Harris poll

released exclusively to The Hill on Monday.

 

More than half of voters think Trump should face indictment over Jan. 6: poll

© Provided by The HillMore than half of voters think Trump should face indictment over Jan. 6: poll

 

Just a couple weeks after the last public hearing of the summer from the House select committee

probing the Jan. 6 attack, voters are split on how the country should move on from the attempted

insurrection and how much Trump should be held responsible.

 

The Harvard CAPS-Harris poll showed that 53 percent of voters agreed Trump should face

a criminal indictment for Jan. 6, but 54 percent of voters also said he should be allowed

to run for president again.

 

Mark Penn, the co-director of the Harvard CAPS-Harris poll, said the polling indicates

that “indicting Trump over Jan. 6 would be an explosively divisive issue in the country.”

“Despite a majority that would indict him, most questions on January 6th split down the middle

along partisan lines, and it’s not clear they would convict him,” Penn said.

“There is far greater support for healing the country over indicting politicians —

but Trump is seen as bearing a good share of personal responsibility. “

The House panel investigating the Capitol attack held a series of hearings from June through July

that argued Trump was directly responsible for the attack.

 

‘Accountability at the highest level’: Latest Jan. 6 news is bad for Trump

 

Lawmakers presented evidence that Trump attempted to pressure state electors, former Vice President

Mike Pence and the Justice Department to swing the 2020 election in his favor.

 

The panel also said he inspired the mob that stormed the federal building in a bid to stop certification

of the 2020 election and fanned the flames of the attack when he published an incendiary tweet

about Pence in the middle of the siege.

But 55 percent of voters said the Jan. 6 hearings were not conducted fairly, according

to the Harvard CAPS-Harris poll.

 

After the hearings concluded, the Justice Department announced it was probing Trump’s actions

in connection to Jan. 6, an announcement that is proving unpopular for Americans.

Most voters surveyed in the poll, or 61 percent, said the Justice Department investigation

and other related probes were politically motivated.

 

Ultimately, 69 percent of voters said the nation should move on from the Capitol attack,

according to the Harvard CAPS-Harris poll. And Trump remains one of the most popular

political figures, with 44 percent of voters having a favorable view of him.

 

Meanwhile, about 37 percent of voters saw President Biden as favorable.

The Harvard CAPS-Harris survey of 1,885 registered voters was conducted June 27-28.

It was a collaboration of the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University

and the Harris Poll.

The survey is an online sample drawn from the Harris Panel and weighted to reflect known

demographics.

As a representative online sample, it does not report a probability confidence interval.

No. Subject Date Author Last Update Views
Notice How to write your comments onto a webpage [2] 2016.07.06 운영자 2016.11.20 15760
Notice How to Upload Pictures in webpages 2016.07.06 운영자 2018.10.19 14877
Notice How to use Rich Text Editor [3] 2016.06.28 운영자 2018.10.19 2891
Notice How to Write a Webpage 2016.06.28 운영자 2020.12.23 30902
30 Annabel Lee [1] 2022.04.05 정관호*63 2022.07.26 70
29 Immortality [不死(불사)] ; A thousand winds (천의 바람이 되어) [5] 2022.03.05 정관호*63 2022.07.26 395
28 New Korean War Memorial to be open in DC mall [1] 2022.07.24 온기철*71 2022.07.27 37
27 한국의 대안우파; Make South Korea Great Again [2] 2022.07.28 온기철*71 2022.07.28 43
26 폴란드 한국산 무기 대거 구입 [7] 2022.07.28 온기철*71 2022.07.30 55
25 선친의 발자취: 미해결건 [4] 2017.01.31 정관호*63 2022.08.02 412
24 Why is Korean War called the forgotten war? [6] 2022.07.27 온기철*71 2022.08.03 31
23 My second crossing of George Washington Bridge file 2019.03.26 정관호*63 2022.08.03 89
22 My Father's Footsteps in America I [1] 2017.10.19 정관호*63 2022.08.04 395
» More Than Half of Voters: Trump should face Indictment [4] 2022.08.01 운영자 2022.08.04 31
20 My father’s footsteps in America [7] 2016.10.01 정관호*63 2022.08.04 4043
19 My Father's American Education 2017.05.18 정관호*63 2022.08.04 171
18 Seoul; the smartest city in the world [2] 2022.08.01 온기철*71 2022.08.04 49
17 [잡담] My Failed Crossing of George Washington Bridge [4] 2018.12.03 정관호*63 2022.08.05 263
16 Finally this morning I crossed the George Washington Bridge both ways. [4] 2018.12.06 정관호*63 2022.08.06 6173
15 七夕: 칠월 칠석 [1] 2022.08.04 정관호*63 2022.08.06 33
14 Crossing George Washington Bridge via Pedestrian Walkway [3] 2018.12.12 정관호*63 2022.08.06 719
13 My Father's Footsteps in America V [5] 2018.10.14 정관호*63 2022.08.06 165
12 Iceland 기행 (1/2) [1] 2022.08.06 노영일*68 2022.08.06 31
11 Iceland 기행 (2/2) 2022.08.06 노영일*68 2022.08.06 26