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For Republicans, Mueller Investigation Motivation To Vote for Trump-Approved Candidates

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the 2016 election is actually going to drive Republicans to vote this year for candidates endorsed by President Trump.  

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 31% of Likely U.S. Voters say the Mueller probe will make them more likely to vote this year for a candidate endorsed by President Trump, while just as many (32%) say it will make them less likely to vote for such a candidate. Another 33% think the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will have no impact on their vote. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on May 6-7, 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 6-7, 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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