Polls: Americans evenly divided over impeachment

With the House headed for a historic impeachment vote, Americans remain deeply divided on whether the House should impeach President Trump, and whether the Senate should remove him from office, according to two new polls.

A CBS News poll found that 46 percent of Americans surveyed believed Trump deserved to be impeached for pressuring Ukraine to investigate Democrats, up from 43 percent in November.

Forty-two percent said if Trump is impeached, he should be removed from office.

The same percentage said the Senate should not convict Trump, or not hold a trial at all.

A USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll released Sunday found that 51 percent opposed a Senate conviction of Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, while 45 percent were for it.

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