PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — So who’s getting in the way of progress on the most important issues in Washington? The results of a new CBS survey show that the political parties both have challenges with voters.
The blame game comes from supporters of both parties. First of all, 86% of all questioned think Congress has not done much of anything. There is no surprise there, but the party figures are fascinating. 56% of Republicans think their party is getting in the way of the President Trump’s agenda. 47% of all respondents in the survey say Democrats are helping to block the president’s agenda while not moving on their own ideas.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Storefront In Philadelphia's Oxford Circle NeighborhoodMan Killed, 16-Year-Old Student Shot In Head After Fight Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
Over 60% of Democrats think their party should be more focused on its own economic issues rather than just social issues and justice. And 82% want regular town halls from their Congress members and Senators.
There are unfavorable views of both parties. Democrats get a 55% disapproval and Republicans get a 62% disapproval.MORE NEWS: SEPTA Riders Held Up Phones As Woman Was Raped On El Train In Upper Darby, Authorities Say
The bottom line is the country is unhappy with both parties. The biggest issue is health care by a wide margin.