Poll: Damn near every American wants to see the Mueller report

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As Donald Trump and his attorney general nominee hedge on making the special counsel’s Russia report fully available to the public, the public has something to say: Give us that damn report.

A CNN/SSRS poll released Thursday found that nearly nine in 10 Americans want Robert Mueller’s team to “produce a full, public report on their findings, a sentiment that crosses party lines.”

Fully 87 percent want a report on Mueller’s Russia findings made public, while only 9 percent do not. Those supportive of a public release include 80 percent of Republicans who also say Trump is doing a good job, 88 percent of independents, and 92 percent of Democrats and detractors of Trump.

In other words, damn near everyone. It’s actually somewhat stunning that only 4 percent of respondents had no opinion, suggesting the American public is much more invested in the investigation than Washington politicians typically suggest.

Support for a public release got just a 3-point bump since CNN’s last poll in May 2017—so pretty steady. But interestingly, the increase in support mostly came from an 8-point bump among Republicans (80 percent now vs. 72 percent in May).

 

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