Only 16 percent of Americans believe democracy is working well. Nearly half (45%) believe it’s in trouble in a new AP-NORC poll.
Not surprising, a second presidential impeachment trial within a year is underway with the charge of insurrection to overturn the election.
|Rep. Jason Crow (C) and other people shelter in the House gallery as a mob|
of pro-Trump supporters try to break into the House Chamber at the
U.S. Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021 | Andrew Harnik/AP
Just to reinforce the trouble democracy is in, only 52 percent (Gallup 2021) of the public prior to the prosecution case believed former President Trump should be impeached and two-thirds of self-identified Republicans still adhered to the “big lie” that Trump won the election.