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posted on 10 April 2016

How Voters Feel About Trump's Border Wall

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

Donald Trump recently said he would block US-based Mexicans from sending cash home in order to fund his controversial border wall, a move that could have serious economic repercussions for Mexico.

US President Barack Obama criticized Trump's plan, saying it was half-baked and unworkable. Current and former Mexican leaders have also lambasted Trump's plan for a border wall but how do American voters feel about it?

59 percent of them are opposed to the wall, with the majority of Republican and Republican-leaning registered voters backing it. 84 percent of Trump's supporters also firmly favor the border wall. Opposition is strong among Democrats with 83 percent of Clinton supporters and 1 percent of Sanders supporters opposing Trump's concrete ambitions for the border.

% of registered voters who oppose/favor building a wall along the border with Mexico.

Infographic: How Voters Feel About Trump's Border Wall | Statista

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