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Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

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Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

1. A/D BUSH CABINET CHOICES?

1. Do you approve or disapprove of most of the choices Bush has made for his Cabinet?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

2. SHOULD SENATE APPROVE CABINET CHOICE?

2. Do you think the president should be able to pick whomever he wants for his cabinet without the approval of the Senate or do you think the president should have to have his cabinet choices approved by the Senate? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

3. A/D JOHN TOWER AS DEFENSE SECRETARY?

3. Do you approve or disapprove of Bush's choice of John Tower to be secretary of defense?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

4_1. WHY DO YOU DISAPPROVE:1ST RESPONSE

4_1. Why do you disapprove? (ACCEPT UP TO 3 RESPONSES)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

4_2. WHY DO YOU DISAPPROVE:2ND RESPONSE

4_2. Why do you disapprove? (ACCEPT UP TO 3 RESPONSES)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

4_3. WHY DO YOU DISAPPROVE:3RD RESPONSE

4_3. Why do you disapprove? (ACCEPT UP TO 3 RESPONSES)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

5. SHOULD SENATE CONFIRM NOMINATION?

5. Do you think the Senate, which is reviewing Tower's nomination as secretary of defense should confirm that nomination or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

6. SENATE TREATING TOWER FAIRLY OR NOT?

6. Do you think the Senate has been treating Tower fairly or unfairly?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

7_1. DENY TOWER FOR INFEDLITY?

7_1. I'm going to mention some charges that have been made against Tower during his confirmation hearings in the Senate. After each, please tell me whether it is enough reason to deny Tower's confirmation if the charge turns out to be true... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

7_2. DENY TOWER FOR PAST DRINKING?

7_2. I'm going to mention some charges that have been made against Tower during his confirmation hearings in the Senate. After each, please tell me whether it is enough reason to deny Tower's confirmation if the charge turns out to be true... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

7_3. DENY TOWER FOR PRESENT DRINKING?

7_3. I'm going to mention some charges that have been made against Tower during his confirmation hearings in the Senate. After each, please tell me whether it is enough reason to deny Tower's confirmation if the charge turns out to be true... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

7_4. DENY TOWER FOR WORK RELATIONSHIPS?

7_4. I'm going to mention some charges that have been made against Tower during his confirmation hearings in the Senate. After each, please tell me whether it is enough reason to deny Tower's confirmation if the charge turns out to be true... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

8. DOES TOWER HAVE DRINKING PROBLEM?

8. Some senators oppose Tower because they say he may have a drinking problem. Based on what you have heard or read, do you think Tower has a drinking problem, or not? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

9. DO YOU BELIEVE HE'LL STOP DRINKING?

9. Tower recently said that he would stop driking alcoholic beverages altogether if he becomes secretary of defense. Do you believe him when he says he will stop drinking altogether, or not? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

10. DOES PLEDGE NULLIFY DRINKING RISK?

10. Do you think this pledge should remove Tower's drinking habits as a reason for opposing him or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

11. DOES PLEDGE CHANGE YOUR SUPPORT?

11. Does Tower's pledge make you more likely to support his nomination, less likely to support his nomination or hasn't it changed your opinion one way or another? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

12. DOES DRINKING MAKE TOWER UNFIT?

12. Tower has acknowledged that he had a drinking problem in the 1970's. He says he gave up scotch whiskey twelve years ago, and since then he has only drunk wine and an occasional martini. On Sunday he pledged to give up all alcoholic bev... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

13. IF SENATE REJECTS, DEFEAT FOR BUSH?

13. Suppose the Senate rejects Tower's nomination, do you think that would be a major defeat for President Bush, a minor defeat, or no real defeat at all? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

14. DELAY IN SELECTION SECURITY THREAT?

14. Do you think the delay in naming a secretary of defense is a threat to the country's national security or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

15. IS THREAT BIG OR SMALL?

15. Is it a big threat or a small threat?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

16. PARTY AFFILIATION

16. Generally speaking, do you usuaully think of yourself as: (READ LIST)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

17. PARTY LEANING

17. Do you lean more towards the: (READ LIST)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

18. POLITICAL VIEWS?

18. Would you say your views in most political matters are very liberal, liberal, moderate, conservative, or very conservative?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post John Tower Poll, February 1989.

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