However, 56 percent of Americans say Republicans need to work with their Democratic colleagues to alter necessary changes to the current health care law. Also, about three-quarters of those who gave approval marks to Trump disapproved of Congress in the plurality of 76 percent to 48 percent. Fifty-six percent said they would support it if both Trump and Republicans in Congress supported a postponement.
President Trump, meanwhile, has a job approval rating of 38 percent, according to CNN.
The Republican Party's struggles to make any headway on health care reform have raised concerns about the future of President Trump's agenda, including tax reform and Trump's promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare in particular.
The collapse of the yearslong Republican quest to dismantle Obamacare has been a bitter pill for House Republicans who voted for the legislation in May only to see the drive fall apart recently in the Senate when the GOP failed to muster enough votes.
Independents, who hold sway in Young's politically diverse districts, want a bipartisan approach on health care.
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Still, just a third (33%) say Obamacare should be repealed completely, regardless of whether it is replaced. Most Democrats (70%) and independents (59%) favor the bi-partisan approach, though almost half of Republicans (49%) and Trump supporters (46%) want Republicans to continue pursuing their own plan to repeal and replace the law.
This includes large majorities of Democrats (95%) and independents (80%), as well as about half of Republicans (52%) and President Trump's supporters (51%).
When asked about the 2010 health care law, a slim majority of Americans (51%) say they oppose the legislation vs. 42% of Americans who favor the bill.
The GOP-controlled Senate failed to pass a health bill before it left for a summer break last week. That's down slightly from ten years ago, before the passage of the ACA, when 64% supported the idea. The New York Times even made the outrageous suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence was himself was preparing for a possible 2020 run against the man who selected him. Less than 5% name each of several other issues, like the environment, civil rights, government spending, education and other issues.
Young's newly expressed, less-partisan view is music to the ears of Republican Christi Taylor, 46, a physician from Waukee in Des Moines' burgeoning western suburbs, heavy with moderate Republicans and independents. Still, midterm electorates typically lean more Republican than all Americans. The margin of sampling error is four percentage points.