Americans are placing blame on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for the delay over a new coronavirus stimulus bill, a recent poll from YouGov reveals.
“The survey, conducted by YouGov Oct. 9-11 among 1,525 registered voters, found that 43% of voters said Pelosi is more to blame for the lack of progress on a stimulus package, while 40% blamed President Donald Trump. 17% of those surveyed were unsure,” The Blaze reported Wednesday.
“By party affiliation, an overwhelming majority of Democrats blame Trump and an overwhelming majority of Republicans blame Pelosi,” the outlet notes.
However, Pelosi is also viewed as responsible for the delay by self-identified independents: “45% of self-identified independents said Pelosi is more responsible for the failure to reach a deal, compared to 30% who said it was Trump’s fault. 25% of independents were unsure.”
Trump offered Democrats a $1.8 trillion compromise last Friday, The Blaze noted — “a compromise that Pelosi swiftly rejected.”
Speaker Pelosi became noticeably unglued