Fire Fauci? 46% Of Voters Want COVID-19 Expert to Resign
Nearly half of voters believe Dr. Anthony Fauci lied about U.S. funding for “gain-of-function” research, and a plurality think the government’s top COVID-19 expert should be forced to resign.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 33% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Fauci has told the truth about U.S. government funding for gain-of-function virus research. That’s a decline from June, when 40% believed Fauci had told the truth. Forty-nine percent (49%) now say Fauci hasn’t told the truth about funding gain-of-function research. Nineteen percent (19%) are 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 October 25-26, 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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