"And the tool that we are given for that accountability is the impeachment process". Only 34 percent of voters believe Congress should initiate impeachment proceedings to remove the president from office, down from 39 percent in January.
While voting on articles of impeachment requires only a simple majority in the House, where Democrats have a majority, the president's case would then move to the Senate, where two-thirds of all senators would need to agree to convict the president on any count.
For his part, President Trump says he is not anxious about impeachment.
Also interesting from the poll was the question about whether, if the election were today, respondents would vote for Trump or not.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi maintained that impeaching President Donald Trump would be incredibly divisive for the country while speaking at the first annual TIME 100 Summit on Tuesday in New York City. Elizabeth Warren and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro to call for impeachment proceedings against Trump. But her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders said at the same event that while he supports a "thorough investigation", he is concerned it may become a distraction in the bid to oust Trump in the 2020 election. Powerful House committees still plan to dig further into the scandal and are pushing to be given the whole Mueller report, including parts now blacked out for security or legal reasons.
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, said the Mueller report "tells us that this president and his administration engaged in obstruction of justice". Trump is spinning the Mueller report as a complete exoneration. Democrats, however, say the report has demonstrated in detail that Trump is unfit for office, even if the evidence would be insufficient to prove crimes in court.
"What's surprising about it", she continued, "is the Republicans seem to have an unlimited appetite for this kind of behavior, and instead of being ashamed of what that report said they gave their blessing once again to the president". Ultimately, the president relents, doesn't insist on him firing Mueller.
"Whether it's 20, 21, 22, the number [of Democratic candidates] is growing - any one of them would be a better President than the present occupant", she said. Trump also faces danger from congressional probes into his business interests and tax history, which - in a break with tradition - he has refused to make public.