Are Trump's Businesses Bad for the Presidency?
President-elect Donald Trump has assured the American public that his wide array of business dealings around the world won’t impact his decisions as chief executive, but most voters have concerns about whether that will truly be the case. Democrats are far more concerned than other voters are, however.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters are at least somewhat concerned that Trump’s business interests will influence his decisions during his presidency, including 44% who are Very Concerned. Thirty-eight percent (38%) don’t share this concern, with 16% who are Not At All Concerned. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 27, 2016 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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