Trump Responses to Khan Family Inappropriate, 59% Say in Poll

Only 18% of registered voters said Donald Trump comments on the appearance of Khizr and Ghazala Kahn at Democratic convention were appropriate, 59% said not appropriate, according to Morning Consult tracking poll.

  • Only 14% said responses make them much more or somewhat more likely to vote for Trump; 34% said responses make them somewhat or much less likely to support him
  • Voters were more divided when asked if they support a temporary ban on all Muslims immigrating to the U.S.: 43% said they strongly or somewhat support ban; 41% said they somewhat or strongly oppose it
  • NOTE: Poll of 2,001 registered voters taken Aug. 1-2, error margin +/- 2%
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