By two-to-one voters believe FBI should be prosecuted for its role in Russia probe

Related poll shows just one-third of voters aware FBI lied to a judge to obtain wiretaps against 2016 Trump campaign associates.

Updated: October 9, 2020 - 4:26pm

A near-majority of voters say FBI agents and leaders should be prosecuted for their role in the Russian collusion conspiracy theory, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

Among the voters, 46% said FBI officials should be criminally charged over the scandal, while only half that number — 23% — said they shouldn't. 

Thirty percent were unsure. 

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Should FBI agents and leaders be prosecuted for the agency's actions in the Russia probe?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

The survey of 1,200 Registered Voters was conducted by Rasmussen using a mixed mode approach from October 1-3, 2020.

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In a related Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen, just one-third of voters were aware that the FBI lied to a judge to obtain wiretaps against 2016 Trump campaign associates.

When asked, 33% of voters said it was "true" that FBI agents lied to a judge to obtain warrants against Trump campaign affiliates. A fifth of all voters — 21% — found the allegation to be "false," while 46% were unsure. 

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Do you think to get permission for eavesdropping on phone calls and emails of Trump campaign officials, FBI agents lied to a judge in written statements?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

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