Wednesday, December 07, 2016
A Majority Of Americans Oppose Building A Border Wall
Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump promised to build a wall between the United States and Mexico -- and for a while, that simplistic solution to our job and immigration problems was fairly popular. Last August, 51% of the public supported building the wall. That is no longer true.
Now the support for building a wall has dropped 14 points -- to only 37%. And a majority of Americans (53%) now say the wall should not be built. I can only assume that the public is finally starting to realize that the silly wall will not solve our immigration problems -- and certainly won't create more good jobs for American workers.
These numbers are from a new Rasmussen Poll -- done on December 4th and 5th of a random national sample of 1,000 likely voters, with a margin of error of 3 points.