Most Republicans Want Comey Prosecuted for FBI Actions
Most Republicans still believe senior federal law enforcement officials acted illegally to try to stop Donald Trump’s election and think former FBI Director James Comey should be criminally prosecuted.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 63% of Likely Republican Voters consider it likely that senior federal law enforcement officials broke the law in an effort to prevent Trump from winning the presidency, with 48% who say it’s Very Likely. Thirty-nine percent (39%) of Democrats and 42% of voters not affiliated with either major party agree that criminal wrongdoing is likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted May 4-5, 2020 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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