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Poll: 60 Percent Say Trump Not Doing Enough to Stop Election Interference 

Poll: 60 Percent Say Trump Not Doing Enough to Stop Election Interference 
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By    |   Tuesday, 27 February 2018 09:50 AM

Sixty percent of Americans say they are not confident President Donald Trump is doing enough to prevent countries from meddling in future U.S. elections, a new CNN poll reveals.

The poll also found that 37 percent are confident Trump is taking the right action to stop the foreign interference.

Here is how the poll breaks down:

  • 60 percent are also not confident Congress is doing enough to stop countries from interfering in U.S. elections, while 37 percent say it is.
  • 50 percent disapprove of the way Trump is handling national security, compared to 40 percent who approve.
  • 55 percent disapprove of how the president is handling the Russian interference in the 2016 election, compared to 30 percent who approve.
  • 58 percent say Trump is not taking the investigation into Russian efforts seriously enough, while 35 percent say he is.
  • 55 percent say Trump has attempted to interfere with the probe into Russian efforts to influence the presidential election, compared to 38 percent who say he has not.
  • 47 percent approve of the way special counsel Robert Mueller is handling the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, while 33 percent disapprove.
  • 66 percent says they are concerned about Russian operatives' contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign, while 32 percent are not.
  • 72 percent are concerned about foreign government interference in the U.S. election, compared to 27 percent who are not.

The poll surveyed 1,016 people between Feb. 20-23. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.7 percentage points.

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