POLL DU JOUR
66 percent of Americans say people fleeing war and oppression have the right to seek refuge in other countries; 60 percent of Republicans, 59 percent of independents and 80 percent of Democrats agree.
66 percent of Americans overall say the “entire world” should help with the refugee crisis; 57 percent of Republicans, 61 percent of independents and 73 percent of Democrats agree.
52 percent overall say the U.S. should help refugees; 39 percent of Republicans, 49 percent of independents and 65 percent of Democrats agree.
41 percent overall say the U.S. has a “special role to play in the world” to provide a new home for refugees; 32 percent of Republicans, 35 percent of independents and 56 percent of Democrats agree.
40 percent overall say the U.S. does not have this role; 53 percent of Republicans, 42 percent of independents and 27 percent of Democrats agree. Source: A YouGov poll of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted Sept. 3-7 and released Tuesday.
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