By Justin Sink
Roughly 6 in 10 voters believe President Obama occasionally lies to the nation about important matters, according to a Fox News poll released this week.
The survey found that 37 percent of registered voters believe the president lies "most of the time," while less than a quarter think Obama is deceitful "some of the time." Two out of every 10 voters say the president fibs "only now and then" and 15 percent say the president is always truthful.
That said, members of Obama's most faithful demographics are more likely to say the president never lies: 37 percent of blacks, 3 in 10 Democrats, 28 percent of liberals, and two in 10 women say the president is never untruthful.
For months, Republicans have hammered the president for misleading consumers with his pledge that they could keep their existing healthcare plans under ObamaCare. The president apologized for repeatedly insisting that was true in an interview with NBC last November.
"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," Obama said.
The Fox News poll also found that the president's job performance had rebounded to 42 percent approval from 40 percent the month prior. Approval of Obama was up 6 points among independents.