Poll: Jews reject Trump 74%-26% despite outreach, will vote for Dems

Poll: Jews reject Trump 74%-26% despite outreach, will vote for Dems
Trump's presidential visit to the Western Wall in May 2017. (Image: Screen grab of WaPo video, YouTube)

[Ed. – Old habits die hard.]

President Trump has seen no bump in support from Jewish voters since his election despite his efforts to rebuild U.S.-Israel relations, move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, double economic growth and assign his son-in-law to develop a new Mideast Peace Plan.

A newly released poll said that if the presidential election were to be held now, Trump would get 26 percent of the Jewish vote, with 74 percent going to the Democrat.

An equal among of Jews plan to vote for Democrats in the upcoming congressional election.

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When asked about several issues, the only one that Jewish voters gave Trump a positive response on was U.S.-Israel relations, but by a hair, 51 percent to 49 percent. Only 44 percent gave a thumbs up for his embassy move.

The Mellman Group survey said that Jewish voters are much harsher in their view of Trump than the general public. “Overall just 25 percent of American Jews approve of the job Trump is doing as president, while 75 percent disapprove. Here too Jews prove far more hostile to Trump than the population at large.” …

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