New Poll: America Favors Donald Trump With Their Safety And Is In Favor Of Temporary Muslim Immigration Ban
Americans trust Donald Trump with their safety over Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Americans are also in favor of a temporary ban on Muslim immigration into the U.S.
According to a poll by Morning Consult, 41% of Americans trust Donald Trump with their safety and say he would do a better job at keeping America safe. Only 37% of voters said that Hillary is the better option to keep America safe. The results were broken evenly based on party lines showing 80% of Republicans preferred Trump and 71% of Democrats preferred Hillary Clinton. Among Independents, 38% preferred Trump compared to only 26% preferring Clinton.
In the poll gauging where America stands on Trump’s proposed temporary ban on Muslims immigration, 48% were in favor of it, while only 40% said they opposed it. Nearly half (49%) of Republicans say they strongly support the ban, compared to 26% by Independents and 16% by Democrats.
The Morning Consult conducted the poll with 2,001 voters between June 15 and 18th, following the Orlando terrorist attack.