But Will They Listen?

by baldilocks

Public Tells House Dems — Don’t Waste Time Investigating Trump: IBD/TIPP Poll

The public wants the new Congress to focus on three areas when it convenes next year: health care costs, immigration, and jobs. Few, however, want the Democratically controlled House to make investigating the Trump White House a priority. That’s the finding of the latest IBD/TIPP poll. (…)

The nationwide IBD/TIPP poll asked people to list their first and second priorities for the new Congress from a list of nine issue areas. Health care costs came in at the top, with 40% listing that as their No. 1 or No. 2 priority.

Immigration was a close second, with 36% listing it as either their first or second priority. Following that was economy/jobs, at 30%. National security came in fourth on the list, at 22%.

“Typically, economy and jobs have taken the top priority. However, as Americans enjoy a good economy and job market, they are able to shift their attention to other pressing issues such as health care and immigration,” said Raghavan Mayur, President of TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence, which conducts the IBD/TIPP poll. (…)

[T]he public [isn’t] interested in the White House investigations Democrats have vowed to make a priority next year. Only 16% ranked that as something they want Congress to pursue next year. And just 15% listed gun-related issues.

Climate change and gun control are near the bottom of this list as well — likely a function of the typical demographic of Investor’s Business Daily’s readers.

Further down in the article, we get the partisan differences with respect to priorities.

And now, let me answer the question I asked in the title …

Of course not. The Democrats will  put the investigations first. They will keep trying to take down President Trump until the bitter end, even if it’s their end. Vengeance is theirs.

You have to admire that level of doggedness. I guess

Juliette Akinyi Ochieng has been blogging since 2003 as baldilocks. Her older blog is here.  She published her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game in 2012. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Gab.

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