More Amer­i­cans trust Comey than Trump

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS - — Sally Per­sons

A ma­jor­ity of Amer­i­cans said for­mer FBI Di­rec­tor James B. Comey was more be­liev­able than Pres­i­dent Trump, ac­cord­ing to a new Wash­ing­ton Post/ABC News poll out Fri­day.

The poll, taken be­fore Mr. Comey’s in­ter­view with ABC News aired Sun­day night, shows 48 per­cent of peo­ple be­lieve Mr. Comey com­pared to 32 per­cent who be­lieve Mr. Trump.

Sim­i­larly, 47 per­cent dis­ap­prove of Mr. Trump’s de­ci­sion to fire Mr. Comey, while 33 per­cent ap­prove of the de­ci­sion.

On the Rus­sia in­ves­ti­ga­tion and spe­cial coun­sel Robert Mueller, 90 per­cent of Democrats sup­port the on­go­ing probe as do 70 per­cent of in­de­pen­dents com­pared to 42 per­cent of Repub­li­cans.

The poll of 1,002 adults was taken April 8-11 and has an er­ror mar­gin of 3.5 per­cent­age points.

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