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Major Cuts at the EPA? GOP Says Yes, Democrats Say No

To help offset his plans for expanding the military budget, President Trump is proposing major cuts at the Environmental Protection Agency. As with nearly all of his proposals, Republicans are strongly in favor, while Democrats are just as strongly opposed.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 44% of all Likely U.S. Voters favor cutting the EPA’s budget and staffing by 20%, while slightly more (46%) are opposed. Ten percent (10%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on March 2 and 5, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on March 2 and 5, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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