- A majority of Americans believe the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been guilty in the past of sexual abuse. A poll by Reuters / Ipsos shows that this is true for 63 percent of Americans. Under the part of the population which looks like Republican, this is one-third.
Despite the allegations of sexual abuse, which denies Trump and his controversial claim that the electoral process is manipulated, his behind Hillary Clinton has narrowed. In the most recent poll, held from 14 to 20 October, the New York real estate magnate at 40 percent. Clinton would be behind 44 percent of voters. A week earlier was the Democrats at the same rate, while Trump when it had to do with 37 percent.
Support for Clinton in the weekly Reuters / Ipsos poll continually increased since the end of August, when both candidates have behaved differently. The difference between Clinton and Trump is again the same as for October 7, when a leaked video from 2005 in which the Republican brags about groping and kissing women. Since then, several women sought publicity with personal stories about sexual harassment by Trump. The incidents allegedly took place from the 80 to 2007.
Reuters asked several to vote in the poll surveyed voters about their reasons for Trump as they believe he has abused women. For this group showed the history of the wealthy businessman is less important than what he can do as president.
Thus said the 83-year-old Evelyn Brendemuhl of Hope, in the state of North Dakota, about her preference for Trump and problems with Clinton: ' I am ashamed that our country can not come up with better candidates, to be honest. But he will appoint conservative judges and it is for abortion, and I'm against it. ''
Reuters / Ipsos polled 1640 likely voters, including 546 Republican voters in all 50 US states. The poll has a margin of error of 3 percent.