Voters split on Mueller probe: poll
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Voters are nearly evenly split in their views of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a new poll found.

The NBC News–Wall Street Journal survey showed that 53 percent of voters have at least “some” confidence that Mueller is conducting a fair investigation. In comparison, 40 percent of respondents have little or no confidence in Mueller’s impartiality. 

Responses on whether President TrumpDonald John TrumpTeachers union launches 0K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill FDA head pledges 'we will not cut corners' on coronavirus vaccine Let our values drive COVID-19 liability protection MORE’s campaign colluded with Russia are similarly split, the poll found. 


Thirty-seven percent of voters said they believe that the campaign colluded, based on what they’ve seen, read or heard. Meanwhile, 34 percent say they do not believe the campaign worked with Russia, while 28 percent of people said they don’t know enough to have an opinion. 

Those results are largely unchanged from a December poll conducted by NBC and The Wall Street Journal.

The poll of 900 registered voters was conducted June 1–4 and has a margin of error of 3.3 percentage points.

The divide over whether Mueller is conducting a fair investigation comes as Trump repeatedly attacks the special counsel. The president has called the probe a "hoax" and a "witch hunt" and has accused the special counsel's team of bias. 

He has recently taken to labeling Mueller's team as a group of "13 angry Democrats," despite the fact that Mueller is a Republican.

Four former Trump associates have pleaded guilty or been indicted in Mueller's probe thus far. The special counsel also filed charges against 13 Russians and three Russian entities for alleged meddling in the 2016 election.