WASHINGTON — A majority of American voters are optimistic about the next four years under a Trump administration — but most also think the President-elect should get rid of his personal Twitter account while in office, a new nationwide poll finds.
A Quinnipiac University poll found 59 percent of voters surveyed said Donald Trump should shut down his personal Twitter account — Trump’s signature form of communication.
Just this weekend, Trump was criticized after he took to Twitter to condemn the actions of Broadway’s “Hamilton” cast, when they urged Vice President-elect Mike Pence to help lead an inclusive administration during the show’s curtain call.
Meanwhile, 35 percent of voters said Trump should keep his personal Twitter account.
As far as the mood of voters — 59 percent of voters said they were “optimistic” about the upcoming four years with Trump as president, but 37 percent said they were generally “pessimistic,” according to the Quinnipiac University poll.
Additionally, 40 percent responded that they thought Trump’s policies would help their “personal financial situation,” compared to 23 percent who said they felt he would hurt them financially, and 34 percent who said his policies would make no difference.
The Quinnipiac University poll surveyed 1,071 voters between November 17-20 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points