Friday, April 20, 2012
Voters remain confident in the Secret Service’s protection of President Obama and his family despite the recent scandal involving several agents and prostitutes they hired while on duty in Colombia. They have mixed feelings at this point whether the agents involved in the incident should be criminally prosecuted.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 31% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the Secret Service agents involved in the prostitute incident should face criminal charges, but slightly more (38%) disagree. A sizable number (30%) aren’t sure at this point. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 18-19, 2012 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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