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Toplines - FBI Trust - August 15-16, 2022

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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters
Conducted August 15-16, 2022
By Rasmussen Reports


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


26% Very favorable

24% Somewhat favorable

17% Somewhat unfavorable

29% Very unfavorable

4% 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?


15% Better

30% Worse

38% About the same

18% Not sure


3* Did the FBI's recent raid on the Florida home of former President Donald Trump make you trust the FBI more or trust the FBI less? Or did the Trump raid not make much difference in your trust in the FBI?


29% More

44% Less

23% It did not make much difference
4% 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"?


34% Strongly agree

19% Somewhat agree

10% Somewhat disagree

26% Strongly disagree

10% Not sure


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