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Questions - Snowden - September 20-21, 2016

25% Favor Pardon for NSA Leaker Snowden
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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted September 20-21, 2016
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Edward Snowden, a former employee of a government contractor, has admitted to leaking information about the National Security Agency’s phone and e-mail surveillance of millions of Americans. Some say he is a heroic whistleblower. Others say he is a traitor who endangered lives and national security. Is Snowden a hero, a traitor or somewhere in between?

 

2* Should Snowden be tried for treason if he returns to the United States, or should President Obama pardon him?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence