CNN Poll Shows Most Americans Want Mueller To Release Public Report

Hundreds of protestors gather and march in Philadelphia, November 8, 2018 in an event pre-planned by organizers and triggered by President Trump's firing of Attorney General Sessions and appointment of Matthew Whitaker as Acting AG, seen as a potential threat against the Mueller investigation. (Photo by Michael Candelori/NurPhoto)
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A CNN poll released on Thursday found that 87 percent of Americans believe special counsel Robert Mueller should release a public report with his findings and only nine percent believe he should not.

The poll found that a vast majority of Republicans — 80 percent — believe Mueller’s report should be made public, while 92 percent of Democrats want a public report.

The decision to release a report with Mueller’s findings lies with the attorney general, so it’s unclear what information, if any, the public will see from the probe.

Though members of both parties largely agree that the report should be made public, they are far apart on the issue of collusion. The CNN poll found that 87 percent of Democrats believe that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, while 88 percent of Republicans believe there was no collusion.

The poll was conducted by SSRS from January 30 to February 2. The firm surveyed 1,011 adults via phone with a margin of error plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.

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