Voters OK Tariffs to Push Mexico on Drugs, Illegal Immigration
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Voters here strongly criticize Mexico’s efforts to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking and like President Trump’s idea of using tariffs to get the Mexicans to toughen up.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters favor the use of U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods to force Mexico to strengthen its efforts to stop illegal immigration and illegal drugs from entering this country. Forty percent (40%) oppose the president’s tariff strategy, while 14% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 3-4, 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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