Monday, October 14, 2019
As Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President rump intensifies, voters are feeling like they've seen this movie before, and the storyline is getting old. First, there was the two-year investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and Trump's possible role in it. Then came the accusations against Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, and contentious hearings before a Senate committee. Now it's questions about Trump's dealings with Ukraine's president and whether that should lead to Trump's removal from office.
Polling finds that support for the inquiry has grown since the start of last month following a whistleblower complaint. But what those numbers don't show is the sense of tremendous fatigue among US voters " a factor that could be significant as Democrats leading the inquiry debate how to proceed with an election year approaching.
It's a feeling shared by people on both sides of the aisle and not without justification.
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