A new poll has found that 63 percent of Americans believe
President Donald Trump has tried to “impede or
obstruct” the investigations into Russian interference
in the U.S. election and possible links between Trump’s
campaign and the Kremlin.
Additionally, 40 percent are convinced Trump did something
“illegal” with Russia, according to the Associated Press-NORC
poll, while 32 percent believe he has done something
“unethical” concerning Russia.
Among those polled, 38 percent believe the Russia
investigation is very or extremely important. Yet 54 percent
are not confident that congressional investigations into the
Russia issue will be fair and impartial. Forty-two percent
aren’t confident that the Justice Department’s investigation
led by former FBI director Robert Mueller will be fair and
The poll found the president had only a 32 percent approval
rating, with 67 percent disapproving of the way Trump is
handling his job as president. Those numbers mimic the findings of an earlier
Pew Research poll.
That makes Trump the most unpopular first-year president on
The Russian results were based on surveys conducted Nov. 30
through Dec. 4 among 1,444 adults with a margin of error of
plus or minus 3.7 percentage points.
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