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No surprise: Way more Californians dislike Trump's immigration orders

Protesters gather in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport after President Trump halted travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)
Protesters gather in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport after President Trump halted travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

Two-thirds of Californians disapprove of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning citizens from seven predominately Muslim nations from entering the U.S. for 90 days, according to a new Survey Monkey poll.

Opposition to the order is much stronger in left-leaning California than in the rest of the nation.

Overall, 47% of those polled nationwide said they approved of Trump’s order, and 51% disapproved. Opinion was split along partisan lines, with nearly 9 out of 10 Republicans supporting the ban and almost an identical number of Democrats and independents disapproving of the policy.

When asked to assess Trump’s nomination of federal appeals court Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, 59% of Californians who took part in the poll said they disapproved of the choice, and 37% approved.

That also deviated from opinion nationwide, with 53% approving of Trump’s choice and 42% disapproving.

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