Poll: Most Americans trust Mueller, Dems in Trump probes

Poll: Most Americans trust Mueller, Dems in Trump probes

[Ed. – Polling is an inexact science. Exhibit A.]

Most Americans have confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and congressional Democrats, as both investigate aspects of President Trump and his administration, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll.

The survey, released Monday, found that 19 percent of registered voters trust Mueller the most, followed by 10 percent who chose Democrats. Twenty eight percent of respondents said they trust the special counsel and Democratic lawmakers equally.

Fifty-seven percent said they trusted Mueller and Democrats, while 43 percent said they didn’t trust either of them. That figure is in line with the 45 percent of registered voters who approved of Trump’s job performance in a recent Hill-HarrisX poll.

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“I think that a lot of Americans out there just don’t care that much about these investigations. Now, if the investigation uncovered something real and concrete and clear, that would absolutely make a difference, including for a certain set of pivotal voters in Trump’s coalition,” Emily Ekins, director of polling at the Cato Institute told Hill.TV on Monday.

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