Another Party Line Split, This Time On Tariffs
President Trump signed an order last week imposing a tariff on steel and aluminum imports. Most Republicans support the new order, but Democrats give it a thumbs down.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 38% of American Adults believe the new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will help the U.S. economy, but just as many (39%) think they will hurt the country's economy. Eight percent (8%) feel the tariffs will have no impact on the economy, and another 15% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 11-12, 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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