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Generic Republicans Best President on National Security

Republicans in Congress may have successfully distanced themselves from the President on the Dubai Ports issue.

Forty-three percent (43%) of Americans say they generally trust Republicans more than Democrats on national security issues while 38% place more trust in the Democrats. That five point advantage for generic Republicans is fairly modest, but is better than the numbers the President has mustered.

A separate survey found that 41% of Americans trust Democrats in Congress more than the President on national security issues. Forty percent (40%) have more trust in the President.

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