21% Support Bush Decision to Commute Libby’s Sentence
Just 21% of Americans agree with the President’s decision to commute the prison sentence of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 47% disagree while 32% are not sure. Democrats overwhelmingly disagreed with the decision. Sixty-four percent (64%) of those in Nancy Pelosi’s party opposed the decision while only 5% supported it. Republicans were fairly evenly divided—40% agreed with the President’s decision while 34% disagreed.
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