The Democrats are making a huge mistake with this impeachment business and they don’t even see it.
They are so beholden to their far left base that they think they have no choice.
In the meantime, voters in key states are annoyed and see it all as a distraction from the important issues.
Focus Group of Ohio Swing Voters: Impeachment Is a Distraction from Issues They Care Most About
Nine out of 11 swing voters who took part in a focus group in Ohio said impeachment is a distraction from the issues they care most about — wages and unemployment, border security, bringing troops home, and health care costs and access.
The focus group — convened by Axios and Engagious/FPG last week — showed that swing voters are “expressing a range of unease about impeaching President Trump,” according to an Axios report.
The fears range from impeaching hurting the economy to frustrations that House Democrats are most invested in going after Trump than in helping people, said the report…
“They need to focus on the real issues,” said Judy D., a 60-year-old Trump voter, said. “[Nancy] Pelosi hates him so bad, I just think she needs to drop it and worry about the country.”
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Deborah G., a 56-year-old Clinton voter, said, “They need to be concentrating on the country, not what he’s doing wrong,”
Eric B., a 34-year-old Trump voter, said, “They hit a big strike on Mueller, so this is trying to get another base hit on the president.”
Richelle W., a 40-year-old Trump voter, said, “It’s become more of … ‘Destroy the other party’ instead of build the whole country up.”
The Democrats are so blind to reality on this…
“They need to focus on the real issues. Pelosi hates him so bad, I just think she needs to drop it and worry about the country."
Why some swing voters are v unhappy about impeachment, fearing it’ll hurt the economy and feeling ignored by House Dems @axios https://t.co/S8keJ1lGUF
— Alexi McCammond (@alexi) October 14, 2019
.@AP spoke with more than 50 voters in swing districts. Even many who hate Trump are wary and ambivalent about impeachment https://t.co/F8QJvSy7Ke
— Nick Riccardi (@NickRiccardi) September 26, 2019
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— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) October 10, 2019
This is going to cost them.
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