Almost half in new poll still say Trump, Russia colluded

Almost half the Americans surveyed in a new poll still say they believe that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rails against impeachment in speech to Texas farmers Trump administration planning to crack down on 'birth tourism': report George Conway on Trump adding Dershowitz, Starr to legal team: 'Hard to see how either could help' MORE's campaign colluded with Russia, despite a summary of the special counsel's investigation that said there was no evidence to support that finding.

A Reuters/Ipsos survey released early Wednesday found that 48 percent of respondents said they believe that the president "or someone from his campaign worked with Russia to influence the 2016 election," down 6 points over the last week.


Roughly 1 in 5 voters in a new Politico/Morning Consult poll — 21 percent — said Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSchiff: Trump acquittal in Senate trial would not signal a 'failure' Jeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay MORE's team "found evidence that President Trump or his campaign conspired with Russia to influence the results of the 2016 election," despite Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrDems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process Pentagon to place new restrictions, monitoring on foreign military students Parnas: Environment around Trump 'like a cult' MORE's summary indicating that it did not.

Voters are also still split on the issue of obstruction of justice, a crime for which Mueller's team could not "exonerate" the president, according to Barr.  Nearly half — 47 percent — of respondents in the Politico/Morning Consult poll said that Trump “tried to impede or obstruct the investigation," while 53 percent said the same to Reuters/Ipsos pollsters.

Just 9 percent of respondents told Reuters/Ipsos that Barr's summary on Mueller's investigation had changed their minds, while 57 percent want to see the full report released.

“As the Mueller report conclusion reverberates broadly, our polling suggests that the release of the summary findings has had little impact on President Trump’s favorability," Morning Consult pollster Tyler Sinclair told Politico.

The Reuters/Ipsos poll, which surveyed 1,003 adults, has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points. The Politico/Morning Consult poll surveyed 1,974 registered voters, and its margin of error is 2 percentage points.