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Publish Date: 6:39 - 27 December 2019
TEHRAN, Dec 27_Public support for Donald Trump’​s removal from office is the highest it has ever been, according to a new poll.

Public support for Trump conviction at all-time high: PollTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)-Fifty-five percent of those asked said they were in favor of the US president’s conviction by the Senate, a figure which has shot up from 48 percent the week before.

Meanwhile, the number of people against Mr. Trump’s removal has dropped to an all-time low, according to the MSN poll.

On Christmas Day, 40 percent were opposed to the Senate voting to convict the president, who has been impeached over his dealings with Ukraine and an alleged subsequent attempt to obstruct congress.

The gap between the two views has become much wider since last week, when there was little to divide them (48 percent in favor of Mr. Trump’s removal, 47 percent against).

The percentage of respondents who neither supported nor opposed conviction also grew.

David Rothschild, an economist at Microsoft Research, said the numbers of people shifting from opposition to removal to “don’t know” was significant. “When you follow polling daily, you learn people rarely make big jumps from Opposition to Support,” he said.

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