Voters Suspect U.S.-China Relations Will Get Worse
Most voters think the U.S. government gives China a pass for its bad behavior because of its economic clout, but many think the U.S.-China relationship is about to change for the worse.
Fifty-three percent (53%) of Likely U.S. Voters believe the United States ignores abuses by the Chinese government that it would not tolerate in other countries because of China’s economic power. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 17% do not think the U.S. government looks the other way when China misbehaves. Thirty percent (30%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 9-10, 2017 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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