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Voters Are More Welcoming of Trump’s Hard Line on Iran

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

As tensions escalate with Iran over its nuclear weapons program, voters here are more supportive of President Trump’s get-tough attitude but are not optimistic that it will bring needed change.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 25% of Likely U.S. Voters still believe the president is too aggressive in his dealings with Iran, but that’s down from 36% a year ago just after he pulled the United States out of the controversial Iranian nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama. Just as many (26%) now say Trump’s not being aggressive enough, up from 14% last May. Thirty-eight percent (38%) rate the president’s response as about right. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 6-7, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

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