An internal impeachment polling memo, obtained by Axios, was sent to House Democrats Thursday night. Democrats’ national impeachment polling found “voters back a Democrat who supports an impeachment investigation over a Republican who opposes an impeachment investigation by 11 points.”
Part of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s pre-impeachment calculus was thinking about how to protect her most vulnerable members in their re-election efforts.
“When discussing Trump’s actions, keep the language simple, direct and values-based. Emphasize the core value that no one is above the law. The whistleblower did the right thing by coming forward. Demonstrate your constant focus on the biggest issues facing families in the country, specifically health care and wages.”