Poll: 6 in 10 Americans Oppose Arpaio Pardon

Sixty percent of Americans say President Donald Trump made the wrong decision in pardoning former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, a new NBC News/Survey Monkey poll revealed.

Thirty-four percent of those surveyed say Trump was right to pardon Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt for not obeying a judge’s order to stop detaining immigrants suspected of being undocumented, the poll found.

Here are the highlights from the survey:

61 percent say they have an unfavorable impression of Trump, compared to 36 percent who said they have a favorable view of him. 63 percent view House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., unfavorably, while 31 percent have a favorable impression of him. 64 percent say they have an unfavorable view of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., compared to 30 percent who say they have a favorable impression of her. 64 percent of those polled support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,



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