Meanwhile, 36 percent of Americans approve of his job performance, a four-point drop since April, when the poll was last conducted. While Trump maintains popularity among 78 percent of Republicans, more than 9 in 10 Democrats and 59 percent of independents disapprove of his performance. Nearly half of those polled, 49 percent, want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings; 46 percent do not.
Moreover, 63 percent of Americans support the investigation into whether the Trump campaign was involved with Russian election interference in 2016, and 53 percent say Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation in a way that amounts to obstruction of justice. Despite Trump's attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his handling of the Justice Department, 64 percent say Trump should not fire him, and 62 percent say they side with Sessions in that he is following the law by allowing the Russia investigation to continue.