Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Voters consider President Trump less ethical than his predecessor in the White House, and many still suspect he has less ethics than other politicians.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters think President Trump is less ethical than most other politicians. A year ago, 46% felt this way about then-candidate Trump, but this finding fell slightly to 40% in December. Just 23% think the president is more ethical than most politicians, down from a high of 29% in December, while 26% think he is about equally as ethical as most of his peers. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 9-10, 2017 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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