Other American Voters Trust the Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Patricia D & # 39; Alesandro PelosiThe Memo: Departments linger in Trump World over "emergency" squadron Border Patrol wives invite Pelosi to the border to see why they want a wall wasted 35 days for nothing MORE (D-Calif.) as President Trump is unresponsive when it comes to "issues that matter to them," according to a recent Quinnipiac survey.
The poll, released Tuesday, found 49 percent of Americans said they trust Pelosi more than Trump to "solve problems that are important to them". Forty-two percent said they trusted Trump more than the speaker.
The answers were heavily split along the party lines. Of the voters who identified themselves as republicans, 88 percent trusted Trump more than Pelosi, while 91 percent of respondents to the Democrats said Pelosi was more dependent than Trump.
Those who identified as independent voters largely favored Pelosi on important issues. Forty-nine percent of the independents said they trusted the spokesman more than Trump, while 36 percent of the independents said they trust the president more.
The poll results were released about a week after the signing of a rolling resolution that Trump temporarily reopened the government after a 35-day shutdown. The funding gap was triggered after the White House and Congress failed to agree on a new spending law.
Trump has repeatedly demanded the funding of five million dollars for a wall on the southern border, which the Democrats oppose. Congressional Democrats offered $ 1.3 billion in border security measures. Fifty-five percent of respondents said they blamed Trump and the Congressional Republicans for the longest in US history.
In addition, 50 percent of respondents said they trust Democrats in Congress more than Trump on the issue of border security. Only 41 percent said they trust Trump more.
The Quinnipiac survey was conducted between January 25 and January 25. 28 among a population of 1,004 voters. It has an error rate of plus or minus 3.7 percentage points.