National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 12-13, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the Central Intelligence Agency?
2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of the CIA?
3* The CIA was established to spy on foreign countries and individuals outside the United States and to conduct secret operations overseas in defense of U.S. national security. How would you rate the CIA’s performance of its overall mission - excellent, good, fair or poor?
4* Are the CIA’s operations too secretive, or is a high level of secrecy necessary for it to do its job?
5* A leading member of the Senate Intelligence Committee says the CIA has been secretly and illegally trying to undermine the committee’s investigation of a controversial CIA interrogation program. The CIA says this charge is not true. How likely is that the CIA has been illegally undercutting congressional efforts to investigate its performance?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence