Most Voters Say Biden’s Cabinet Nominees Deserve Up-or-Down Senate Vote
The nomination of Neera Tanden to be President Joe Biden’s director of the Office of Management and Budget appears to be in trouble, but most voters still believe the president’s nominees for office deserve an up or down vote on the Senate floor.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 58% of Likely U.S. Voters say every person the president nominates to serve as a judge or in a government position should receive an up or down vote on the floor of the Senate. Only 21% disagree, while another 21% say they’re not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 22-23, 2021 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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