January 24, 2018 - Dems, Trump Share Blame For 'Unnecessary' Shutdown, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Voters Are Dissatisfied, Angry With Government Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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The federal government shutdown was "mainly unnecessary" 84 percent of American voters say, as 13 percent say it was "mainly necessary," according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today. Voters in every party, gender, education, age and racial group say overwhelmingly the shutdown was "mainly unnecessary."

The shutdown hurt Democrats in Congress and President Donald Trump more than Republicans in Congress, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds. Democrats are responsible, 32 percent of voters say, while 31 percent say President Trump is responsible and 18 percent point to Republicans.

Among independent voters, 28 percent blame Democrats; another 28 percent blame Trump and 20 percent blame Republicans.

But overall, American voters dislike Republicans in Congress more than they dislike Democrats and want Democrats to win control of the House and Senate this year:
  • Voters disapprove of Republicans in Congress 70 - 24 percent;
  • Voters disapprove of Democrats in Congress 63 - 30 percent;
  • Voters say 51 - 38 percent, including 46 - 35 percent among independent voters, they want the Democratic Party to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives;
  • Voters say 53 - 39 percent, including 53 - 33 percent among independent voters, they want Democrats to win control of the U.S. Senate.
"American voters to the Democrats in Congress: We don't like you, and we like your Republican counterparts even less," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"But that shutdown... It's on the Democrats and President Donald Trump. And it was a big waste of time.

"While Republicans in Congress don't get much of the blame for the shutdown, they should take note of the consistent, strong support for action to help the Dreamers."

American voters support 75 - 18 percent, including 49 - 37 percent among Republicans, allowing undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children - so-called "Dreamers" - to remain in the U.S. legally. This compares to 73 - 21 percent support for a Dreamers bill in a January 18 Quinnipiac University poll, conducted before the shutdown.

But even voters who support a Dreamers bill say 53 - 43 percent that the government shutdown was not worth it.

No one gets good grades for handling the Dreamers issue as voters disapprove:
  • 50 - 42 percent of the way Democrats in Congress are handling the issue;
  • 68 - 24 percent of the way Republicans in Congress are handling the issue;
  • 65 - 30 percent of the way Trump is handling the issue. Congress should not get paid during a government shutdown, voters say 92 - 7 percent.
Dissatisfaction, Anger with Government

Only 2 percent of American voters are "enthusiastic" about the way the federal government works and 19 percent are "satisfied." Another 45 percent of voters are "dissatisfied" and 32 percent are "angry."

Among Hispanic voters, 43 percent are angry, compared to 33 percent of white voters and 20 percent of black voters.

From January 19 - 23, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,245 voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 3.3 percentage points, including the design effect. Live interviewers call landlines and cell phones.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts nationwide public opinion surveys, and statewide polls in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa and Colorado as a public service and for research.

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2. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are handling their job?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              24%    58%     6%    18%    25%    23%    25%    30%
Disapprove           70     37     91     74     70     70     71     60
DK/NA                 6      5      3      8      5      7      4     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              24%    22%    24%    27%    29%    26%    28%     8%    13%
Disapprove           68     71     73     67     67     65     66     90     82
DK/NA                 8      7      4      6      4      9      7      3      6
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are handling their job?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018         24      70       6
Jan 11, 2018         21      72       7
Dec 13, 2017         20      72       8
Nov 14, 2017         15      79       6
Oct 11, 2017         17      77       6
Sep 27, 2017         15      78       7
Jun 29, 2017         25      70       5
Jun 08, 2017         19      73       7
May 25, 2017         21      70       9
May 10, 2017         22      71       7
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3. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democrats in Congress are handling their job?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              30%     4%    56%    28%    27%    33%    30%    24%
Disapprove           63     93     38     63     66     60     66     66
DK/NA                 7      3      6      9      7      7      4     10
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              35%    28%    31%    27%    25%    29%    27%    52%    32%
Disapprove           54     66     64     67     70     63     66     43     59
DK/NA                11      6      5      6      5      8      7      5      8
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democrats in Congress are handling their job?
                     App     Dis     DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018         30      63       7
Jan 11, 2018         31      59      11
Dec 13, 2017         30      61       8
Nov 14, 2017         29      63       8
Oct 11, 2017         28      65       8
Sep 27, 2017         29      63       8
Jun 29, 2017         29      64       7
Jun 08, 2017         28      63       9
May 25, 2017         28      63       9
May 10, 2017         34      58       9
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4. If the election were today, would you want to see the Republican Party or the Democratic Party win control of the United States House of Representatives?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Republican Party     38%    93%     1%    35%    41%    35%    43%    51%
Democratic Party     51      4     95     46     47     54     48     36
DK/NA                11      3      4     19     12     11      8     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Republican Party     25%    34%    42%    50%    50%    45%    47%     3%    15%
Democratic Party     63     48     48     45     40     44     42     87     72
DK/NA                12     18     10      4     11     11     11      9     13
 
TREND: If the election were today, would you want to see the Republican Party or the Democratic Party win control of the United States House of Representatives?
                     Rep     Dem
                     Party   Party   DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018         38      51      11
Jan 18, 2018         39      50      10
Jan 11, 2018         35      52      13 
Dec 19, 2017         37      52      12
Dec 13, 2017         37      49      13
Dec 05, 2017         36      50      13
Nov 14, 2017         38      51      11
Oct 11, 2017         41      49      10
Sep 27, 2017         38      47      15
Aug 24, 2017         38      50      11
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5. If the election were today, would you want to see the Republican Party or the Democratic Party win control of the United States Senate?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Republican Party     39%    94%     3%    33%    43%    35%    44%    49%
Democratic Party     53      4     94     53     49     57     49     40
DK/NA                 8      2      3     14      9      8      8     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Republican Party     27%    35%    42%    50%    50%    44%    47%     5%    22%
Democratic Party     63     55     50     46     40     47     44     92     75
DK/NA                10     11      8      4     10      9      9      3      4
 
TREND: If the election were today, would you want to see the Republican Party or the Democratic Party win control of the United States Senate?
                     Rep     Dem
                     Party   Party   DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018         39      53       8
Jan 18, 2018         40      52       8
Jan 11, 2018         36      53      11 
Dec 19, 2017         37      53      10
Dec 13, 2017         39      51      10
Dec 05, 2017         37      51      12
Nov 14, 2017         39      52       8
Oct 11, 2017         43      49       8
Sep 27, 2017         40      49      12
Aug 24, 2017         40      51       9
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19. Would you approve or disapprove if certain elected officials boycotted President Trump's State of the Union speech?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              40%     4%    70%    37%    35%    44%    33%    30%
Disapprove           52     92     21     53     57     48     59     61
DK/NA                 8      4      9     10      9      8      8      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              56%    35%    40%    31%    29%    34%    32%    68%    63%
Disapprove           37     53     55     60     63     56     60     28     23
DK/NA                 7     12      5      8      8     10      9      4     14
 
 
20. How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against minority groups is in the United States today; a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very serious         48%    16%    79%    45%    42%    54%    41%    37%
Somewhat serious     33     40     19     38     34     31     35     39
Not so serious       11     27      1      9     14      9     16     12
Not at all            6     13      -      6      8      4      6      8
DK/NA                 2      3      1      2      2      2      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very serious         60%    50%    45%    40%    34%    44%    39%    83%    73%
Somewhat serious     29     27     36     38     38     37     37     14     19
Not so serious        7     16     10     12     18     11     14      1      5
Not at all            4      4      7      7      9      5      7      1      1
DK/NA                 -      2      2      3      1      3      2      1      2
 
TREND: How serious a problem do you think that prejudice against minority groups is in the United States today; a very serious problem, a somewhat serious problem, a not so serious problem, or not a problem at all?
                     Very    Smwht   Not so  Not at
                     Serious Serious Serious All     DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018         48      33      11       6       2 
Aug 23, 2017         50      31      13       5       1 
Mar 09, 2017         48      29      15       7       2
Feb 08, 2017         41      34      17       8       1 
Jan 13, 2017         47      32      13       6       3
Nov 23, 2016         43      33      17       5       2
Jun 29, 2016         41      37      14       6       1
 
 
21. I am going to mention four phrases and ask you which one best describes how you feel about the way the federal government works. Do you feel enthusiastic, satisfied but not enthusiastic, dissatisfied but not angry, or angry?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Enthusiastic          2%     5%     1%     1%     2%     2%     3%     2%
Satisfied            19     30     14     17     21     18     20     21
Dissatisfied         45     46     45     48     49     42     43     43
Angry                32     18     39     33     27     36     33     32
DK/NA                 1      1      1      1      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Enthusiastic          3%     1%     2%     3%     2%     2%     2%     1%     2%
Satisfied            19     17     20     23     20     21     21     17     14
Dissatisfied         46     51     41     45     47     40     43     61     41
Angry                32     31     35     28     30     35     33     20     43
DK/NA                 1      1      2      -      1      2      1      -      -
 
TREND: I am going to mention four phrases and ask you which one best describes how you feel about the way the federal government works. Do you feel enthusiastic, satisfied but not enthusiastic, dissatisfied but not angry, or angry?
                     Enthus  Satis   Dissat  Angry   DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018          2      19      45      32       1
Aug 31, 2015          2      21      49      27       1
 
 
22. How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington to do what is right; almost all of the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Almost all the time   2%     3%     2%     2%     1%     3%     1%     3%
Most of the time     12     16     12     10     13     12     12     12
Some of the time     54     56     53     55     56     53     59     52
Hardly ever          30     24     31     32     29     31     27     32
DK/NA                 1      1      1      1      1      1      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Almost all the time   5%     1%     2%     3%     1%     3%     2%     5%     -
Most of the time      7     12     11     18     13     11     12     13      9
Some of the time     54     55     59     49     55     55     55     54     53
Hardly ever          33     31     27     30     30     29     29     28     37
DK/NA                 -      1      -      1      -      1      1      -      1
 
TREND: How much of the time do you think you can trust the government in Washington to do what is right; almost all of the time, most of the time, only some of the time, or hardly ever?
                     Almost                  Hardly
                     All     Most    Some    Ever    DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018          2      12      54      30       1
Mar 22, 2017          1      16      56      26       2
Feb 07, 2017          4      19      47      29       2 
Jan 10, 2017          2      16      52      27       3
Aug 31, 2015          2      13      51      34       1
Nov 26, 2014          2      12      50      34       1
Jul 02, 2014          2      12      49      37       1
Jan 21, 2014          2      13      50      33       2
Dec 10, 2013          1      11      46      41       1 
Nov 12, 2013          2      13      49      35       1
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23. How motivated to vote are you in the 2018 elections; very motivated, somewhat motivated, not so motivated, or not motivated to vote at all?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very motivated       83%    85%    89%    81%    83%    84%    86%    80%
Somewhat motivated   11     13      7     12     11     12     12     14
Not so motivated      3      1      2      4      3      2      1      2
Not motivated at all  2      1      1      3      2      2      1      2
DK/NA                 1      1      -      1      1      -      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Very motivated       81%    83%    83%    84%    83%    84%    83%    80%    84%
Somewhat motivated   15      8     11     12     12     14     13      9      4
Not so motivated      1      6      3      2      2      1      2      4      7
Not motivated at all  2      2      2      2      2      1      1      7      4
DK/NA                 1      -      -      1      1      -      1      -      -
 
 
24. In general, do you think that the Democrats in Congress care if the government shuts down, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Care             54%    26%    77%    55%    53%    55%    55%    44%
No                   42     70     20     40     44     40     43     49
DK/NA                 4      4      3      5      4      5      2      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Care             68%    49%    52%    47%    48%    50%    49%    73%    66%
No                   31     46     44     47     48     45     46     24     28
DK/NA                 1      5      4      6      4      5      5      3      6
 
 
25. In general, do you think that the Republicans in Congress care if the government shuts down, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Care             54%    78%    42%    52%    55%    53%    62%    53%
No                   40     17     53     42     39     41     35     39
DK/NA                 6      6      4      6      5      6      3      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Care             55%    53%    52%    58%    59%    56%    58%    35%    50%
No                   43     41     41     35     36     37     37     59     44
DK/NA                 2      5      7      8      5      6      6      6      7
 
 
26. In general, do you think that President Trump cares if the government shuts down, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Care             45%    83%    17%    43%    49%    42%    49%    55%
No                   51     12     80     52     48     53     48     39
DK/NA                 4      5      2      5      4      5      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Care             40%    46%    45%    51%    55%    49%    52%    17%    30%
No                   58     48     52     43     41     45     43     82     66
DK/NA                 2      6      3      6      4      5      5      1      5
 
 
27. In general, do you care if the government shuts down, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Care             85%    79%    90%    85%    81%    87%    84%    82%
No                   14     20      9     15     17     12     15     17
DK/NA                 1      2      1      1      2      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Care             84%    86%    83%    86%    78%    87%    83%    91%    85%
No                   16     12     16     14     20     13     16      9     13
DK/NA                 -      2      1      1      2      1      1      -      2
 
 
28. In general, do you think that Congress should get paid during a government shutdown, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Get paid          7%     3%    11%     6%     8%     6%     7%     3%
No                   92     94     87     94     92     93     92     96
DK/NA                 1      3      1      -      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes/Get paid         11%     5%     3%     6%     6%     4%     5%     9%    19%
No                   87     95     95     92     93     94     94     90     80
DK/NA                 2      -      2      2      1      1      1      1      1
 
 
29. Who do you think is responsible for the current/recent government shutdown: Republicans in Congress, Democrats in Congress, or President Trump?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Republicans          18%     2%    30%    20%    21%    16%    18%    14%
Democrats            32     77      4     28     34     30     35     45
Trump                31      5     57     28     28     35     30     19
DK/NA                18     15     10     24     18     19     17     22
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Republicans          32%    20%    15%    12%    19%    14%    16%    26%    30%
Democrats            22     27     35     43     42     39     40      4     11
Trump                30     27     35     29     21     28     25     56     46
DK/NA                16     26     15     15     19     20     19     15     14
 
 
30. Which comes closer to your point of view: this government shutdown is/was mainly necessary, or this government shutdown is/was mainly unnecessary?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Mainly necessary     13%     7%    20%    12%    11%    15%    12%     9%
Mainly unnecessary   84     89     78     86     86     82     85     88
DK/NA                 3      4      2      2      3      3      3      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Mainly necessary     17%    15%    12%    11%     9%    11%    10%    14%    33%
Mainly unnecessary   79     83     86     87     88     85     86     86     63
DK/NA                 4      3      2      2      3      4      3      -      4
 
                     RESPONSIBLE FOR SHUTDOWN Q29
                     Reps   Dems   Trump
 
Mainly necessary     20%     8%    19%
Mainly unnecessary   79     91     80
DK/NA                 1      2      1
 
 
31. Does this government shutdown make you more likely to vote for a Democrat in 2018, less likely to vote for a Democrat, or does this government shutdown have no impact on your vote in 2018?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More likely          24%     1%    49%    18%    23%    26%    21%    18%
Less likely          21     50      -     20     23     19     19     30
No impact            53     46     51     58     53     52     58     49
DK/NA                 2      2      -      4      1      3      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More likely          29%    19%    23%    27%    19%    21%    20%    40%    38%
Less likely          13     19     23     28     27     23     25      8      7
No impact            57     58     53     42     53     54     53     51     52
DK/NA                 1      3      1      3      1      3      2      1      3
 
 
32. Does this government shutdown make you more likely to vote for a Republican in 2018, less likely to vote for a Republican, or does this government shutdown have no impact on your vote in 2018?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More likely          18%    43%     1%    16%    19%    16%    16%    27%
Less likely          27      2     49     24     24     30     24     23
No impact            53     52     49     56     54     51     58     48
DK/NA                 2      2      -      3      2      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More likely          10%    15%    22%    23%    23%    20%    22%     4%     8%
Less likely          32     26     25     28     23     24     24     38     46
No impact            58     57     52     47     53     52     53     56     44
DK/NA                 -      2      1      3      1      3      2      2      2
 
 
33. Would you support or oppose a bill which allowed undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the United States legally?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Support              75%    49%    94%    76%    72%    77%    79%    65%
Oppose               18     37      4     17     22     15     15     27
DK/NA                 7     14      2      7      6      8      7      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Support              86%    76%    71%    70%    69%    74%    71%    87%    93%
Oppose               11     17     22     22     25     18     21     11      5
DK/NA                 3      7      7      8      7      8      8      2      2
 
TREND: Would you support or oppose a bill which allowed undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the United States legally?
                     Sup     Opp     DK/NA
 
Jan 24, 2018         75      18       7
Jan 18, 2018         73      21       6
 
 
33a. (If support q33) Do you think it is worth shutting down the government to make sure that bill passes, or not?
                     SUPPORT Q33.....................
                                          WHITE......
                                          COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Worth it         43%    43%    43%    43%    40%
No                   53     54     52     53     56
DK/NA                 4      3      5      3      4
 
 
33b. (If oppose q33) Do you think it is worth shutting down the government to prevent that bill from passing, or not?
                     OPPOSE Q33......................
                                          WHITE......
                                          COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Worth it         26%    29%    22%    34%    23%
No                   67     62     73     61     72
DK/NA                 7      9      5      6      5
 
 
33c. Would you support or oppose a bill which allowed undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the United States legally? COMBINED WITH: (If support/oppose q33) Do you think it is worth shutting down the government to make sure that bill passes/prevent that bill from passing, or not?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Support/Worth it     32%     8%    53%    32%    31%    33%    34%    26%
Support/Not worth it 40     40     36     42     39     40     42     36
Oppose/Worth it       5     13      -      3      6      3      5      6
Oppose/Not worth it  12     22      4     13     14     11      9     19
DK/NA                11     18      7     10      9     13     10     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Support/Worth it     39%    31%    29%    30%    28%    31%    30%    36%    48%
Support/Not worth it 45     43     39     35     38     40     39     47     42
Oppose/Worth it       3      5      6      6      7      4      6      2      2
Oppose/Not worth it   8     10     15     15     16     13     14      8      2
DK/NA                 5     12     11     14     11     12     11      8      7
 
 
34. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Democrats in Congress are handling the issue of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              42%    10%    73%    41%    43%    42%    43%    34%
Disapprove           50     85     22     51     51     49     52     57
DK/NA                 8      5      6      9      7      9      4      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              50%    42%    39%    40%    38%    38%    38%    59%    58%
Disapprove           40     50     53     56     56     54     55     36     30
DK/NA                10      8      8      4      6      7      7      5     12
 
 
35. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Republicans in Congress are handling the issue of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              24%    58%     4%    20%    26%    22%    24%    29%
Disapprove           68     31     92     71     66     69     69     59
DK/NA                 8     11      4      9      8      9      7     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              17%    19%    27%    32%    28%    26%    27%     6%    20%
Disapprove           75     73     65     60     64     63     64     91     73
DK/NA                 8      8      8      9      8     11      9      3      8
 
 
36. Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Trump is handling the issue of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Approve              30%    71%     3%    25%    34%    26%    31%    40%
Disapprove           65     20     96     69     61     68     64     52
DK/NA                 6      9      2      6      5      6      5      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Approve              16%    28%    35%    38%    40%    31%    36%     8%     9%
Disapprove           79     67     59     56     54     61     58     91     83
DK/NA                 5      5      6      6      6      7      7      1      8
 
 
37. In general, would you like to see wealthy or middle class immigrants immigrate to the United States more than working class or poor immigrants, or do you think that the economic status of an immigrant shouldn't matter?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Wealthy/middle class 10%    16%     3%    11%    12%     7%     9%    14%
Shouldn't matter     86     79     94     83     83     88     87     80
DK/NA                 5      5      2      6      5      5      4      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Wealthy/middle class  8%     6%    12%    13%    14%     9%    11%     3%     7%
Shouldn't matter     89     90     84     79     79     87     83     95     93
DK/NA                 3      4      4      8      7      4      5      2      -
 
 
38. In general, would you like to see white immigrants immigrate to the United States more than immigrants of other races, or do you think that the race of an immigrant shouldn't matter?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
White immigrants      1%     2%     1%     1%     2%     1%     -      3%
Shouldn't matter     97     96     99     96     96     98     99     95
DK/NA                 2      2      -      2      1      2      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
White immigrants      2%     -      -      4%     3%     1%     2%     1%     -
Shouldn't matter     98     98     98     94     96     98     97     99     99
DK/NA                 -      2      1      2      1      2      2      -      1
 
 
39. In general, would you like to see Christian immigrants immigrate to the United States more than immigrants of other religions, or do you think that the religion of an immigrant shouldn't matter?
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Christian immigrants 10%    22%     3%     7%    10%     9%     7%    14%
Shouldn't matter     86     69     96     89     84     87     91     78
DK/NA                 5      9      1      4      5      4      2      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Christian immigrants  4%     7%    10%    17%    11%    10%    11%     6%     5%
Shouldn't matter     93     88     86     78     83     85     84     94     92
DK/NA                 3      5      4      5      6      5      5      -      3