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Most Fear Trump's New AG Will Hinder or Close Mueller Probe

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Just over half of voters still don't want to end Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, but even more are worried that President Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the first step toward shutting Mueller down. Democrats are far more protective of Mueller than Republicans are.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 40% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Mueller's investigation should be closed. Fifty-one percent (51%) think the probe of Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election should continue.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on November 8 & 11, 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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