Questions - Budget Shutdown - January 18-19 and 22, 2023
National Survey of 900
U.S. Likely Voters
Conducted January 18-19 and 22, 2023
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Which is more to blame for the size of the federal budget deficit — taxpayers’ unwillingness to pay more in taxes or politicians’ unwillingness to reduce government spending?
2* Would you rather have Congress avoid a partial government shutdown by authorizing government spending at a higher level, or would you prefer a partial government shutdown until Democrats and Republicans can agree to either cut spending or keep it at its current level?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence