Voters Favor Probe of Obama Staffers' Use of Intelligence Info
Republicans strongly suspect that senior Obama administration officials used secret U.S. intelligence information for political ammunition, and voters think that's worth investigating. But few believe criminal charges are likely.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters think Congress or the FBI should investigate whether top officials under President Obama leaked secretly gathered intelligence information to the media to hurt political opponents. Thirty-eight percent (38%) oppose such an investigation. Twelve percent (12%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 12-13, 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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