ACCORDING TO A POLL CONDUCTED BY GOVERNMENT BUSINESS COUNCIL, ONE IN FOUR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES CONSIDERED LEAVING THEIR JOB AFTER ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP.
Ethyper reports One in four federal employees said they would considered quitting their job after election of Donald Trump.
A poll conducted by Government Business Council, Government Executive Media Group’s research arm showed 14 percent of government considered quitting after the won of Trump at the white house.
Another 11 percent said they considered it.
Among Democrats, 42 percent said they considered leaving while 48 percent said they did not. Only 8 percent of Republicans said they quited Trump, a billionaire turned politician, wins the presidential election.
Among all federal employees, almost 60 percent said are “embarrassed” to have him as their boss.
Fifty percent of those who responded said they are embarrassed by Hillary Clinton compared to 45 percent for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and 37 percent for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt; and 20 percent for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida.
Trump’s mixed numbers
While the survey shows some federal employees have mixed feelings about Trump, it also reveals he maintains a commanding lead among the GOP field.
The poll showed Trump was the top choice for 32 percent of the government workers who said they would be voting in the GOP primaries, an increase of 12 percent from August 2015.
He is followed in the Republican field by Cruz at 17 percent, Rubio at 12 percent and Dr. Ben Carson at 9 percent.
Among federal employees who identified as Democrats, Clinton was the top choice for 51 percent, followed by Sanders at 35 percent.