CNN/ORC Poll: Majority Say No to Impeachment and Lawsuit

President Barack Obama speaks to the media at the Washington Irving Boat Club in Tarrytown, N.Y., Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The President spoke about the need for Congress to fund road and bridge improvements across the nation. (AP Photo/Journal News, Seth Harrison, Pool)

Washington (CNN) – There’s not a lot of public appetite for a Republican push to sue President Barack Obama, or for calls by some conservatives to impeach him, according to a new national survey.

A CNN/ORC International poll released Friday morning also indicates that a small majority of Americans do not believe that Obama has gone too far in expanding the powers of the presidency.

Earlier this month, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the GOP’s 2008 vice presidential nominee, called for Obama’s impeachment, becoming the latest voice on the right to make the suggestion.

But according to the poll, only 35% want Obama impeached, with nearly two-thirds saying the President should not be removed from office.

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