Half of Americans believe Mueller’s probe is a ‘witch hunt’: poll

New York Post | 3/18/2019 | Staff
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Half of Americans share President Trump’s view that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation is a “witch hunt,” according to a poll released on Monday.

The USA Today/Suffolk University survey found that 50 percent of those questioned agree that the probe is a politically motivated “witch hunt,” while 47 percent disagree.


Another 3 percent said they were undecided.

Asked about whether the Democratic-controlled House should seriously begin impeachment proceedings against Trump, 62 percent said no, 28 percent said yes and 10 percent were undecided.

Trump - Poll - Results - Twitter

Trump touted the poll’s results on Twitter.

“Wow! A Suffolk/USA Today Poll, just out, states, ‘50% of Americans AGREE that Robert Mueller’s investigation is a Witch Hunt.’ @MSNBC Very few think it is legit! We will soon find out?” Trump said.

David - Paleologos - Director - Suffolk - Political

David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk Political Research Center, said the poll shows that Trump has successfully persuaded Americans to adopt his view of Mueller’s investigation.

“Even among people who said they had ‘some’ trust in the Mueller investigation, half agreed with President Trump’s ‘witch hunt’ allegation,” Paleologos said.

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