Despite an onslaught of ridicule from the national media, chiding
from their neighbors and repeated public relations flare-ups from the White House
, President Trump
’s voters remain remarkably loyal to him, pollsters and analysts say.
These voters reject notions that they should regret their vote, saying that their frustration is not with Mr. Trump
but with the resistance mounted by Democrats determined to stymie Mr. Trump
at every turn.
they also blame much of the stalled Trump agenda on congressional
Republicans — party leaders, hard-line conservatives and moderates whose
squabbling caused major problems in the Obamacare repeal effort.
Kevin Madden, a Republican Party strategist, said Trump voters are invested.
still want to see their support validated and still believe it can pay
off,” Mr. Madden said. “They have less trust in the people and the
institutions that are trying to convince them they made the wrong
choice, like the media and political elites, than they do the president