CNN poll: Majority believes Trump sexual misconduct claims are mostly true
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A majority of Americans said they believe the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump takes shot at new GOP candidate in Ohio over Cleveland nickname GOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 On The Money — Dems dare GOP to vote for shutdown, default MORE, according to a new CNN poll.Sixty-one percent of those polled said they believed the allegations are "mostly true," while only 32 percent of those polled said they believed the allegations are "mostly not true."

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Sixty-three percent of the people polled said Congress should look into the claims against the president, while 36 percent said there should not be an investigation.

Respondents were split over whether the president should resign over the allegations. Fifty percent said Trump should step down, while 48 percent said he should stay in office.

The harassment allegations against Trump first emerged during the 2016 campaign, but have attracted renewed scrutiny amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations against men in politics, entertainment and the media.

Three of the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct earlier this month called on Congress to investigate the accusations against the president. Several Democrats have since called for the president's resignation.

The White House has maintained that all of the women who have accused Trump are lying.

The CNN poll was conducted on Dec. 14– Dec. 17 among 1,001 respondents with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.