Most Approve of New COVID Stimulus But Worry It’s Packed With Political Pork
Most voters agree with Congress’ attempt to fashion another coronavirus stimulus package. But they worry that the plan will be loaded with unnecessary goodies because Congress is motivated primarily by political gain rather than what people really need.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters favor a $1 trillion-plus second coronavirus stimulus package. Just 25% oppose the plan which is still being negotiated but is expected to include more jobless benefits, stimulus checks and funds for reopening schools. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted July 23 and 26, 2020 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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