Voters Strongly Share Trump’s Criticism of D.C. Establishment
President Trump in his inaugural address charged the Washington, D.C. establishment with long profiting at the expense of the average American, and voters strongly agree.
Seventy-two percent (72%) of Likely U.S. Voters agree with this statement in Trump’s speech: “For too long, a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost.” A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 17% disagree, while 11% 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 22, 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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