A full 80% of suburban women agreed with President Donald Trump that foreign workers should not be allowed to come into the country and take American jobs while tens of millions are out of work after coronavirus shutdowns.
Only 17% of liberal suburban women agreed with businesses and the Democrats that Trump’s plan to stop giving out visas to most foreign workers was a bad idea.
Finally, Trump has found an issue that he can woo Democrats with. It may also be a way to regain some moderate suburban female voters, whose support in polls has been slipping in recent weeks.
The Rassmussen poll showed some inconsistency among the voters, some of whom wanted to support immigrants but felt Americans needed those jobs right now.
This tension about immigration has been a factor in American politics since 2014 and helped Trump get elected in 2016.
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