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Questions - Budget Shutdown - January 18-19 and 22, 2023

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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