Tuesday, November 29, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has been busy meeting with potential members of his Cabinet, including some who were vocal opponents of his campaign. Voters overwhelmingly believe that a president’s Cabinet is important to his administration’s success, but are less sure about the benefits of bringing in political opponents.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that an overwhelming 96% of Likely U.S. Voters believe a president’s Cabinet choices are at least somewhat important to the success of his or her administration, including 78% who say they are Very Important. Just two percent (2%) consider these choices unimportant to the administration’s success. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 27, 2016 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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