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Americans Doubt Government $$$ Can Counter Virus’ Economic Impact

Americans say government money is not the ultimate answer to the financial hardships brought on by the coronavirus. Most worry the government will run out of cash if the aid packages continue.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 25% of American Adults think the United States can buy its way out of the economic damage done by the coronavirus crisis with government money. Forty-five percent (45%) disagree, while 30% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted March 31-April 1, 2020 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 American Adults was conducted March 31-April 1, 2020 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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