Democrats target swing-district House GOP on health care

Mueller is also looking to attain information from senior Trump officials related to possible Russian interference in the 2016 election

Although the recent escalation in tensions between the US and North Korea occurred after the poll results were gathered, 4% of respondents said they believe the situation with North Korea is the most important issue. That figure holds across party lines, with only about one in five on each side saying they approve of Congress's work so far.

ADVERTISEMENTFifty-six percent of Republicans would support postponing the election if congressional Republicans and Trump called for the delay. Its failure to pass the health care overhaul bill largely contributed to its unpopularity.

While Blum has allied himself with the House's conservative Freedom Caucus, Young angered conservatives when he initially opposed a House GOP health care bill, then weeks later swung behind it. Independents were frustrated with the two-term congressman's embrace of a partisan approach to repealing and replacing Obamacare.

Eight in ten Americans say President Trump and his administration should do what they can to make ObamaCare work, according to a new poll released Friday.

Norris doesn't rule out voting next year for Young, who has drawn seven potential Democratic challengers, but cringed and said, "I just don't feel like he's independent enough".

Seventeen percent of respondents said they believe health care is the most important problem facing our country, and 7% said illegal immigration and illegal aliens.

Still, just a third (33%) say Obamacare should be repealed completely, regardless of whether it is replaced. That's a return to the level of support seen in May 2015.

At least three sources with law enforcement told the New York Times that the White House and Mueller are in communication
At least three sources with law enforcement told the New York Times that the White House and Mueller are in communication

Around 4 in 5 want the Trump administration to take actions that help Obama's law function properly, rather than trying to undermine it. Trump has suggested steps like halting subsidies to insurers who reduce out-of-pockets health costs for millions of consumers.

Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a national health policy news service.

A plurality of voters also said they would support Kasich's candidacy over that of Vice President Mike Pence.

First, legislative - more specifically, health care.

For example, 6 in 10 Republicans and Trump backers want the GOP to continue its repeal and replace drive in Congress.

Young's newly expressed less-partisan view is music to Republican Christi Taylor, 46, a physician from Waukee in Des Moines' burgeoning western suburbs, heavy with moderate Republicans and independents. "At a minimum, they show that a substantial number of Republicans are amenable to violations of democratic norms that are more flagrant than what is typically proposed (or studied)".

The Kaiser Health Tracking Poll was conducted August 1-6 and involved random calls to the cell phones and landlines of 1,211 adults. The margin of sampling error for results among the full sample is plus or minus 3.6 percentage points, it is larger for subgroups.

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