Tuesday, February 03, 2015
President Obama has proposed a near $4 trillion budget to Congress that includes spending and tax increases. However, most voters still want federal spending cuts across the board but think it’s unlikely cuts will actually happen.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 54% of Likely U.S. Voters think thoughtful spending cuts should be considered in every program of the federal government. This finding is consistent with surveying over the past year but remains below the high of 63% found in October 2013. Twenty-eight percent (28%) disagree, while 18% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 800 Likely Voters was conducted on January 27-28, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 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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