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Most Military Voters See Trump As Stronger Commander Than Recent Presidents

As far as most active duty military personnel and veterans are concerned, President Trump is stronger than most recent presidents. A sizable majority of all voters agree that Trump pushes America first harder than his predecessors.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 53% of Likely U.S. Voters who now or in the past have been members of the U.S. military believe Trump is a stronger commander-in-chief for the military than most recent presidents. Thirty-four percent (34%) of these voters say he is a weaker commander, while nine percent (9%) rate his performance as about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on May 28-29, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on May 28-29, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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