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Voter Approval of FBI Declines

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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted December 29-30, 2021
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the FBI?


15% Very favorable

31% Somewhat favorable

21% Somewhat unfavorable

26% Very unfavorable

  7% Not sure


2* Is Christopher Wray a better or worse FBI director than most of those who held the job before him? Or is his performance about the same?


10% Better

25% Worse

37% About the same

28% Not sure


3* Is the FBI director influenced by the president in his decision-making, or is he truly independent of the administration?


50% He is influenced by the president in his decision-making

26% He is truly independent of the administration

25% Not sure


4* Do you agree or disagree with this statement: There is "a group of politicized thugs at the top of the FBI who are using the FBI … as Joe Biden‘s personal Gestapo?”?


29% Strongly agree

17% Somewhat agree

13% Somewhat disagree

25% Strongly disagree

15% Not sure


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence