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Voters Break Even Over Justice’s Decision To Toss Flynn Case

Voters are evenly divided over whether the U.S. Justice Department should have dropped its crumbling case against former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, even though they tend to think his conviction was valid. But once again there’s a sharp partisan difference of opinion.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Flynn was correctly convicted of the charges against him. Thirty-four percent (34%) disagree and say the former national security adviser to President Trump was a victim of illegal FBI entrapment. Seventeen percent (17%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted May 14 and 17, 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 Likely Voters was conducted May 14 and 17, 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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