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californians dislike president trump, but don't want to pick a fight with the feds

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californians dislike president trump, but don't want to pick a fight with the feds

californians may decisively disapprove of president donald trump’s performance so far, but a new online poll suggests voters here aren’t so comfortable with the golden state carrying the mantle of the “resistance” — let alone splitting from the rest of the country.a majority of the state’s voters — including nearly one in three democrats — would prefer cooperation over a prolonged fight with washington that could possibly result in funding cuts or other “negative consequences,” according to a new poll released tuesday by uc berkeley’s institute of governmental studies.the survey highlighted another moderate view that has weathered a time of political extremes: californians of every political stripe oppose the idea of california becoming its own nation.“even democrats won’t go that far as to wanting to secede from the country,” said the poll’s director, mark dicamillo.the poll found that 56 percent of democrats, 85 percent of republicans and 71 percent of independents are opposed to a “calexit.”but in deep blue california, that’s about the only thing a majority of democrats and republicans agreed on.indeed, the poll’s findings highlighted a gaping divide in the views of the state’s republicans and democrats — particularly on the subject of trump, who received an approval rating of just 39 percent.just 10 percent of democratic voters surveyed felt that the president would be good for california, compared to 71 percent of republica...