Manhattan DA’s Case Against Trump Divides Voters
Reports that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is seeking a grand jury indictment of former President Donald Trump have the electorate clearly divided over the possibility of an unprecedented prosecution.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. voters approve of bringing criminal charges against Trump, including 35% who Strongly Approve. Forty-seven percent (47%) disapprove of prosecuting Trump on criminal charges, including 34% who Strongly Disapprove. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 964 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on March 22-23 and 26, 2023 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.
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