Rep. Adam Schiff has been holding court for days in the Senate, laying out the House’s case against President Donald Trump… But no one cares.
On the second day of the trial, the Democrats Impeachment Hoax trial drew fewer than 9 million viewers (that’s a million or so fewer the average nightly viewing of Jeopardy, the Washington Examiner noted).
And senators are shocked that the galleries above the Senate — where average Americans can sit during the supposedly historic trial — have been half empty day after day.
Here’s something less shocking, President Trump’s approval rating has climbed to match the highest of his presidency, boosted by majority approval of his economic stewardship even as Americans remain deeply divided on whether the Senate should remove him from office, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.
More: 56% of those surveyed approve of Trump’s handling of the economy, up 10 percentage points from September and his highest mark since he took office on January 20, 2017.
“The findings suggest the country’s strong economy and heightened support from men and independents are helping Trump weather an impeachment trial in which Democrats have argued Trump abused his presidential powers and obstructed a congressional investigation of his actions. Trump’s 44 percent approval mark is similar to other recent national polls, though other polls have shown Trump’s rating stable or increasing slightly,”
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