Overwhelming majority of voters want final Mueller report released: poll

Overwhelming majority of voters want final Mueller report released: poll

The overwhelming majority of voters say it is important that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's final report be released to the public, according to a new poll.

Suffolk University–USA Today poll found that about 62 percent of voters said it is very important that the findings of Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election be made public, while another 20 percent said they think it is somewhat important.


Fourteen percent of people surveyed said it is either "not particularly important" or not at all important that the report be released.

The poll's findings come after last week's unanimous House vote in support of a resolution that calls for the report to be made public. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) later blocked the measure in the Senate.

“Finally, the voting public and Congress agree on something. With the investigation in its third year, people want to know what the investigation uncovered and whether President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers MORE colluded with the Russians or directed others to collude with the Russians," said David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center in Boston.

The poll was conducted March 13–17 among 1,000 voters. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign. The special counsel has secured guilty pleas or convictions of several of Trump's former associates, including former campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortPoll: Nearly half of Republicans say no one on Trump campaign committed a crime It is wrong to say 'no collusion' The Hill's Morning Report - Is impeachment back on the table? MORE and former personal attorney Michael CohenMichael Dean CohenTrump's job approval ticks up 2 points: Gallup Dem lawmaker: 'Very serious doubts' that IRS is 'properly auditing' Trump Trump, businesses sue Oversight chairman to block subpoena for financial records MORE.

Mueller's team has also indicted Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneThe Hill's Morning Report - Is impeachment back on the table? End of Mueller shifts focus to existing probes Heavily redacted Mueller report leaves major questions unanswered MORE, a longtime adviser to Trump.

Trump regularly derides Mueller's probe as a "witch hunt," saying there was no collusion between his campaign and the Kremlin.