U.S. voters (55%) would rather see Congress scrap the original plan and start all over again, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.
Democrats, by a 66% to 25% margin, support building on the current plan making its way through Congress. Republicans overwhelmingly take the opposite view, with 85% who say it would be better the scrap the current plan and start over. Unaffiliated voters, by a nearly two-to-one margin, also favor starting over.
The president’s health care summit last week seems to have nudged up support for the reform plan, but 52% of U.S. voters continue to oppose it. Forty-four percent (44%) are now in favor of the plan. New weekly tracking numbers on voter support for the health care plan will be released Monday.
Sixty percent (60%) of voters believe Democrats should change the bill to win support from a reasonable number of GOP’s. This finding is similar to the those found in October and August of last year. Only 31% believe Democrats should go ahead and pass the bill without Republican support. That’s up slightly from October and seven points from August.
via Rasmussen Reports™.