Voters Break Along Party Lines Over New Sanctions on North Korea
Thursday, March 01, 2018
President Trump has imposed extensive new economic sanctions on North Korea to discourage that country's development of nuclear weapons. But voters are closely divided over the president's action, with politics as usual coloring the responses.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters think the new sanctions are likely to be at least somewhat effective in slowing or stopping North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons, but nearly as many (45%) say that's unlikely. This includes 15% who feel the new sanctions are likely to be Very Effective and 19% who say they are likely to be Not At All Effective. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 25-26, 2018 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. See methodology.
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