Trump’s Tweets Have Limited Impact on Public Opinion
President Trump’s tweets are not read as widely as journalists and the White House often assume.
Americans Don’t Consider PACS to be Major Problem
While some Democratic candidates have vowed not to accept contributions from political action committees (PACs), most Americans don’t consider PACs all that controversial. In fact, 51% call them an acceptable way to help finance campaigns and only 22% disagree. And when asked to rank the severity of 10 politics- and ethics-related actions in Washington, D.C., the public said PACs were the least problematic of the group. Americans were much less supportive of super PACs, which carry no limit on the amount of money that can be used to support or oppose a candidate.