AP-NORC poll: Americans are split on Trump’s impeachment

  • A new AP-NORC poll finds about two-thirds of Americans believe Joe Biden was legitimately elected to the White House. Only a third of Republicans, but nearly all Democrats, say he was legitimately elected.

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. Former President Trump has named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of attorneys. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

  • In the Nov. 6, 2020, file photo, shades of red and blue light of dawn fills the sky behind Capitol Hill in Washington. According to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, about half of Americans say the Senate should vote to convict former President Donald Trump at the end of his impeachment trial. And a majority think he bears at least some blame for the Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans say former President Donald Trump bears at least some blame for the Capitol insurrection, and about half say the Senate should vote to convict him at the end of his impeachment trial.