Majority of Americans=> 55% – Support Trump’s Muslim Ban, 72% of Republicans, 45% of Democrats

Last week Donald Trump lit up the political world when he proposed a temporary ban on Muslim immigrants to the United States following the San Bernardino terrorist attacks.
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The Obama White House said it “disqualifies him” from being president.

The latest FOX News poll shows a majority of Americans support his ban.
FOX News reported:

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump caused a stir last week when he called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States until the government can “figure out what is going on.”

How do voters feel about Trump’s proposal? Well, that depends.

A new Fox News poll finds 50 percent of voters favor Trump’s ban, while 46 percent are opposed.

However, when Trump’s name is removed from the question, support for the plan goes up five points and opposition goes down six: 55 percent favor the unnamed proposal, while 40 percent oppose it.

So while voters favor the “Trump” ban by a 4-point margin — that increases to 15 points when the same ban is not associated with Trump.

There are stunning shifts in the responses among Democrats: 45 percent favor banning Muslims if Trump’s name is not mentioned, yet when the plan is identified as Trump’s, support drops to 25 percent.

Among Republicans, views hold steady: 71 percent favor it when attributed to Trump vs. 72 percent for the generic proposal.

Trump’s proposal was in response to the mass shooting that killed 14 people and injured 21 others in San Bernardino, California. The FBI says the attack was carried out by a Muslim couple who supported the Islamic State. The wife had moved to the United States from Pakistan after passing multiple background checks by U.S. immigration officials.

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  • Patty

    Sounds like a very exclusive bunch of People. Just about All of us. But we will not be excluding anyone who wants to make America Great Again.

    You see, we are made up of those who believe in America and all the many values we all hold dear. We really aren’t new, we are what we wish to go back too. The good old days with some modernization.

    A new time and we all hope those who craving for better times, can get on board or they will miss the Party.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CNl_35rU8AAALYt.jpg

  • Goose

    Rush is Right, Trump’s support is broad-based.

  • Scott

    Those numbers will only go up.

    There will be no point between now and the election where more people say, “you know, Muslims are pretty awesome!”

    Most likely, hundreds or thousands more Americans will be slaughtered by these savages.

  • Patty

    Trump has literally created a new narrative, one that Republicans and Democrats have seem to have forgotten. The greatness of a Nation that was and will be again. Americans are tired the opposite from that. Tired of being told we can’t believe in our Faith, have the best Military and the biggest. Tired of Lies, Cover ups and the selfishness.

    Tired of being told what to do in Business and regulations on that business that are just plan silly. Tired of our Cops being blame for the crimes of others. We want the American Dream for everyone who works hard and hate being taxed for everything. Tire of what Health care we should have and the behind closed doors deals in Washington that is always hurting the Middle Class and creating more debt for us and our Children.

    Tired of Open Borders and more Illegals and Terrorists coming into this nation and the laws not being enforced.

    Trump hit the nail on the head and somehow the Republicans lost their way. So, these numbers don’t surprise me, and to that I say, they should be higher and will be, it is just Common sense.

  • Bubba Gump

    The initial numbers were pretty stunning to begin with. Support usually builds when the Mooseslums keep up the jihad. The Don just keeps building his lead by not being the establishment. The Omnibus has sealed the deal for the establishment. I think the Tea Party will be the new party when the establishment is trounced.

  • frozeninbemidji

    Proving for the one millionth time that liberals are idiots.

  • Patty

    BREAKING – Fox Poll: Donald Trump Dominates – Jumps Another 11% Since Latest Debate, Carson Falls…

    Post Debate Poll

    Fox will be forced to present this poll result (full pdf below)
    but you can be guaranteed they will downplay it as much as possible.
    The fact remains the visible support of Donald Trump with
    tens-of-thousands of supporters at rallies forces the corporate media
    into an uncomfortable position: They don’t want to admit the obvious,
    yet they have no choice.

    Donald Trump with 39% support gains an additional 11 points since
    last Fox National polling and now holds more than double the next
    closest competitor, Cruz (18).

    Here’s the “historical results” of this poll: Continue reading →

    https://theconservativetreehouse.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/fox-poll-screengrab-december-2015.jpg?w=640

    http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/12/18/breaking-fox-poll-donald-trump-dominates-jumps-another-11-since-latest-debate-carson-falls/#more-109907

  • Wingman

    Well said Patty!

  • Kook of the East

    I’d be willing to bet the democrat numbers are actually higher, but they are afraid of being called “wayciss” if they answer truthfully.

  • FedUpWithWelfareStates

    Get Islam OUT of our country NOW!

  • Topcat69

    For those who may have some doubts about the value of restricting Muslim immigration to America, check out my church group’s website page on Sharia law ( http://www.unshackledaction.com/#!sharia/c5bw ), and ask yourself if that is what you want. 51% of American Muslims say they would like the option of living under Sharia law, so this isn’t just something that the ‘extremists’ favor.

  • nodhimmi

    our dhimmi media are trying to say only republicans want this ban to make them look “racist” but all sane americans do and if they don’t like it, the Donald should personally give them all tickets to Saudi Arabia, Quatar, or any Muslim dominated country of their choice!

  • nodhimmi

    Hear Hear as woman who grew up in the 1980’s we were not forced to hide our love of country and expressed it loudly and often!

  • Teddi

    yep !

  • India Maria

    I do not think it is wild speculation to imaging that SOME those 45% Democrats who KNOW we need to stop Muslim immigration will mark “Trump” in the privacy of the voting booth in November.

  • belle

    ” it’s all over now “…. Let’s freaking hope so! TRUMP 2016!

  • ATXpunk

    I’ll be one of those voters

  • Ivyredneck

    I hope the comment censor on this site will allow a comparison between Trump’s strong and courageous stance against Muslim immigration with Cruz’s years-long pro-immigration views. Compare Trump’s straight-shooting, no nonsense bravery with Ted Cruz’s memo to George W. Bush on what W should say when asked about immigration:

    http://www.nytimes.com/interac

    Here are some highlights of what Cruz advised W to do:

    1. Lift the limit on H1B visas for foreign workers (this shows Cruz has
    believed in his 500% increase in H1Bs for many years, disowning it only
    now to run for president, just like Rubio disowns the Gang of Eight
    bill).

    2. Make it easier for foreign job-takers to fill up our
    overcrowded infrastructure (from classrooms to roads, hospitals, section
    8 housing and welfare rolls) by bringing in their families as quickly
    as possible.

    3. To oppose illegal immigration in a “humane way”
    because “people are coming here trying to feed their children” (exactly,
    Cruz — not Jeb — is the real author of the Bush “act of love” theory
    of illegal immigration).

    4. To have federal taxpayers pay for
    illegal aliens by “reimbursing” the states (so if California sanctuaries
    illegals we should all be paying for it).

    5. To say “not at this time” when asked a tough question on immigration (allowing W to hide and change his immigration positions at will without technically lying).

    But the most disturbing thing in this memo is not Cruz’s years-long pro-immigration and
    anti-American-worker corporate thinking. It’s how Cruz coached W on
    what to say. While Trump would never let a paid weasel coach him on how to hide his true views, Cruz was W’s house weasel on immigration.

  • Mike in Illinois

    Quite the projection there Obama, calling someone else disqualified for the Office of the Presidency.

  • Mike in Illinois

    The numbers are actually higher because some people think it and want it but would never admit it openly.

  • Mike in Illinois

    lol @ NYT.
    Highlights alright.

  • Mike in Illinois

    Too broad equals stretched too thin. Obama had broad support as well.
    Care needs to be taken on this front. We cannot be caught up with Democrats being the deciders about who the next president is. Democrats need to sit down and hush up right about now and see how the Adults run the show.

  • Mike in Illinois

    How about off this planet?

  • Mike in Illinois

    You know what is funny about that? EVERY one of those muslims has the option of living under sharia law if they really want to. They are absolutely free to leave this nation and enter any muslim nation that will take them in (subject to the pure irony of islamic nations that will not take ANY foreign citizens whatsoever as they try to hammer us for not taking enough).

  • US.Patriot1776
  • Goose

    Trump’s #1 appeal is he’s AMERICAN, everything else follows that.

    and I don’t mean, “natural born citizen” or that he wears the right uniform,
    I mean the traditional American, a la Teddy Roosevelt, Andy Jackson, P.T. Barnum, J.D., J.P., Babe Ruth, Joe Namath, big, bold, brassy, confident, winning, born into American culture w/American values, American goodness with all the strengths/flaws that we love.

  • Patty

    I have a feeling Trump won’t do this:

    Obama billing taxpayers $3.7 million for vacation

  • Topcat69

    How true. It used to be that people came to America to become Americans. Now they seem to want to come in order to turn America into the h*ellholes they originally came from. For those already here, many wish to turn America into h*llholes they are perfectly free to move to. It isn’t just the Muslims. Look at La Raza. For that matter, look at all the people who have fled
    California. They move to a new state and then vote for the same policies that caused them to flee California.

    Well, we can’t control internal migration by US citizens, but we sure can control who we let into
    this country. People who don’t wish to become Americans, with American values and respect for American law should not be permitted to enter.

  • R8J

    As far as to the length of said temporary ban on muslim admittance to the US, I would say we start with 10,000 years and then take a look.

  • Mike in Illinois

    I would hope that would be because he wasn’t taking extensive and expensive vacations, choosing instead to actually work for four or eight years and not as a result of just paying for it himself.

    A poor man could make that choice as easy as a rich man.

  • Mike in Illinois

    As vicious as it is true.

  • Mike in Illinois

    I hear ya brother, for real. The problem with that is one that has existed from the get go, from the very start. Some patriots were right and some were wrong. As I have said all along, I am so very thankful to Trump for the things he has done – even those things he is profoundly mistaken about.

    He is forcing these conversations out in the open – and that is a hundred times more than about 530 members of congress can claim.

    I am certainly not trying to troll on Trump, though some act that way in drive bys. You understand about me what I understand about you – two Americans just talking with grace and dignity. If anything, the things I point out about Trumps positions might just make it to his view and make him think, ponder, dutifully about their merit. Improving Donald as a candidate would benefit us all especially if he manages to pull this off.

    Honestly, there are things about Trump that set of my alarm bells as badly as Obama did. I can, and have, said the same about Cruz. And these are the two I believe are already the last two standing. I have to speak up, point over point, incident to incident because we HAVE to get this as right as we can.

  • Kook of the East

    You need to update RyanO’s photo to include jihadi beard.

  • jainphx

    28% of republicans don’t favor? These must be the Bushites?

  • Buck Nut

    What comment censor?

  • FW190

    Yes. Many people in the US are NOT Americans. Many. Which is the main point of the Illegal Invasion. The Invasion is the US #1 issue and Trump sees it like a laser and there are still enough functionals left to see Trump is the only one who will SOLVE that issue. They understand If he doesn’t then all is lost. Thats why no matter what he says or how much he blusters people will not leave him. Plus Trump can be POTUS with one arm tied behind his back.

  • glenn47

    Many are upset that Trump is the first one to address the elephant in the room. Jump starting his campaign. He started out of the box saying what the people needed and wanted to hear. No one else was talking about keeping them safe.
    Now they fear him since he hasn’t fade. They will attack those they fear.
    The people have learned. They want no one the left can buy and they want no one that will fold to the left. They fear what they can’t control or buy. Refreshing.
    Common sense tells us Trump is correct to keep this country safe. Slowing down until we know how to deal with and with whom makes total sense.
    Folding know or letting anyone bully or intimindate us into believing otherwise would be fatal.

  • Impeach Obama Now!

    Have you heard? The Trump/Cruz secret plan for WWlll.

    ~~~~~~

    A guy walks in and asks the barman, ‘Isn’t that Trump and Cruz sitting over there?’ The bartender says, ‘Yep, that’s them.’

    So the guy walks over and says, ‘Wow, this is a real honor! What are you guys doing in here?’

    Cruz says, ‘We’re planning WW III.’ The guy says, ‘Really? What’s going to happen?’

    Trump says, ‘Well, we’re going to kill 140 million Muslims and one blonde with big breasts.’

    The guy exclaimed, ‘A blonde with big breasts? Why kill a blonde with big breasts?’

    Trump turns to Cruz and says, ‘See, I told you, no one gives a crap about the 140 million Muslims.’

    .

  • Southern Hounds

    I for the ban, too; but not a temporary one. Moose limbs are (largely) incompatible with a free lifestyle. Keep ’em out. And I don’t like camels.

  • Maubi

    I’m for the ban as well, I just want them to send all the ones here back !!!

  • Southern Hounds

    Quite agree: First, no more let in. Second, those that are here are escorted home. Forcefully.

  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    I’m in total agreement so long as “off this planet” doesn’t mean “onto another planet”, if you know what I mean…

  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    It’s actually 100% of muslims want Sharia Law but 49% are afraid to publicly admit it.

  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    Good for you. It’s good to know that some Democrat voters do have a brain, albeit very few.

  • Cheryl

    75% of Republicans support the Ban and our Republican Congress just gave Obama the green light and the money to bring in, not 10,000 but 300,000 more this next year.
    Something is terribly wrong here

  • drattastic

    Trump can pull 20-25% of the democrat electorate and after Trump gets the nomination republican voters will coalesce around him even if a few have to hold their noses ,the vast majority of Independents will also vote Trump ,this spells landslide people.

    Trump 2016!

  • drattastic

    Faux snoozers.

  • jainphx

    Are we saying that 45% of Americans are all right with importing terrorist in to the country? I just can’t believe there are that many STUPID people in this world.

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    Remember not one of the GOP candidates running stood behind Trump on the Muslim ban.
    Trump 2016

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    Hi Ivy I always see your posts on BreitBart. Don’t worry Gateway Pundit is awesome they won’t ban you like the fascists at The Right Scoop for posting pro Trump! In case you missed it a must read on Ted Cruz…

    Ted Cruz’s very nuanced view on deportations of illegal aliens
    http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2015/12/ted_cruzs_very_nuanced_view_on_deportations_of_illegal_aliens.html#ixzz3umgX3cQ3

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    LOL that is the FIRST TIME I have ever seen a post from a mod here. You guys are great some of the other sites have become like the liberals they censor everyone who doesn’t agree with their chosen candidate.

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    Trump’s been number one since July but I like your image and I believe it will bring others aboard the Trump Train so up vote!

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    RYno does look like he’s trying to fit in with all the Muslim’s he’s helping to bring in.
    Trump 2016

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    There’s a couple I really want to see run over! Trump 2016

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    Trump’s favorability has also grown. He’s rated at 51 percent favorable, 37 unfavorable; an improvement over his 51-37 split in November.

    http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/polls/263752-trumps-lead-grows-in-post-debate-poll

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    Ryan is helping Obama destroy our fracking industry which we will need if anything happens.

    Paul Ryan Negotiated Exporting Oil In Exchange For Importing Syrians
    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/18/paul-ryan-negotiated-exporting-oil-exchange-importing-syrians/

  • Patty

    TRUMP: MORE EVIDENCE THAT OBAMA PREFERS TO PROTECTS JIHADISTS RATHER THEN DEFEND AMERICA

    http://trumpthemedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/trump-guantanamo-elite-daily.jpg

    Donald Trump opposes President Obama’s goal of shuttering the
    Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba and would instead fill it with more
    prisoners.

    Obama told reporters Friday that U.S. officials are systematically
    emptying the prison of suspected jihadists and that he hopes to close it
    before leaving office at the end of next year.

    Trump said he would take a diametrically opposed approach.

    “I would leave it just the way it is, and I would
    probably fill it up with more people that are looking to kill us,” he
    said in an interview airing Sunday on “Election Central with Rita Cosby”
    on WABC radio.

    Trump added that Obama has been “a terrible president.

    “Everything he does is not good,” he said.

    The number of prisoners in Guantanamo has dwindled to 107, according
    to Reuters. Trump said it will cost hundreds of millions of dollars —
    perhaps as much as $650 million — to close the prison located on a U.S.
    naval base in Cuba.

    “It turns out to be very expensive. There are hundreds of millions of dollars to do it, and I wouldn’t do it,” he noted.

    read more at: http://trumpthemedia.com/2015/12/trump-evidence-obama-prefers-protects-jihadists-rather-defend-america/

  • Buck Nut

    I’m here daily, but you won’t see too many comments from me. I just try to keep the site polite and help people out when they’re having problems.

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    I’ll try to behave 🙂

  • Buck Nut

    We certainly appreciate people who act like adults and post responsibly. Some of the people who show up here can’t post a civil comment to save their soul.

  • PhillyJohn

    55% of Dems want Muslims. Why? How does America benefit by bringing Muslims into the country? Muslim art, science, music, inventions, recipes, beer, board games, sports anything,,,,,,,do they bring anything to the table besides cab drivers for New York City?

    Trump/Sessions 2016

  • Mike in Illinois

    I was thinking booom, zoom to the moon. Upon further reflection, I like your idea better. Gotta be sure and there is only one way to be sure. Gotta do it from orbit. 😉

  • billyrb1

    Not only should we ban muslim’s should force those to leave when they start their jive about changing America’s values to fit those of muslim’s. We prefere to keep our values and traditions against hating and killing men women and children.

  • billyrb1

    Try again.

  • Howetexas

    When a majority of Americans are against anything, the elected officials should do what the people want. Forcing your will on the voter only add distrust and friction.

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    I don’t need to try again I’m right.

    Ted Cruz ‘Disagrees’ With Trump Muslim Ban, But Won’t Criticize Him For It
    http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/12/08/ted-cruz-disagrees-with-trump-muslim-ban-but-wont-criticize-him-for-it/

  • Buck O’Fama

    The obastard White House is disqualified from commenting on Trump’s qualification because obastard is not Constitutionally qualified to occupy the office.

    What the Donald has proposed to do as President is EXPLICITLY allowed by EXISTING Federal Statute.

  • Lamar Carnes

    I would even go further and stop all immigration until our Government totally reforms what we now have into some semblance of sanity promoting the over all safety of this nations safety, and also protection of our job market for citizens!!!

  • scot_belle

    GO, TRUMP, GO………….ALL THE WAY!!

  • Randy

    I think he is right. We need to get our immigration system straightened out and working properly before any immigrants from that part of the world are allowed in. Right now, things don’t work so good. After things are good, they can apply like anyone else.

  • The_Frog_Prince

    We need to put a moratorium on and stop all immigration until we get a handle on what is really going on. It isn’t only the Muslims that need to be stopped from coming in.

  • Randall clark

    Trump is thinking about the safety of americans, while obama dont give a crap about americans, along with mrs. Hillary(lie,cheat,and steal)clinton!!!! People are so delirious if they want her as president!!!! IF SHE BECOMES PRESIDENT, OBAMA GETS HIS THIRD TERM, BECAUSE HILLARY WILL BECOME A PUPPET!!!!!!

  • Geezum

    Nice, but that’s not an American train. Note the coupler!

  • Geezum

    That’s an American train!

  • Geezum

    Another european train. Note the buffers!
    How about some more American trains? Steam, diesel, or electric, they have knuckle couplers, like an iron handshake.

  • Geezum

    Another european train. Note the buffers!
    How about some more American trains? Steam, diesel, or electric, they have knuckle couplers, like an iron handshake.

  • shamu9

    Run-Off all the Moslems already here. Nationalize their Businesses. Hey! they Stole and Cheated from real Americans to get Rich.

  • LiberatedCitizen √ Team Trump

    Trump wants manufacturing to return to the U.S. He is the only one talking about it. He said he would re-negotiate NAFTA or break it. Trump will level the playing field for Americans giving us fair trade instead of free trade that only benefits those at the top and other nations. He is also against the TPP and has been from the beginning. The average American would be a complete fool not to vote for Trump. Trump 2016

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e33077b3060c007524442dac90cd4eb53a3b7153824067bd4bcfaf81d75a74bc.png