Thursday, December 08, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly promised during his campaign that he would dismantle the “disastrous” nuclear deal the Obama administration negotiated with Iran last year. Voters doubt Iran will hold up its end of the bargain but are closely divided as to whether the new president should keep the deal or renegotiate it.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters still think Iran is unlikely to slow or stop its development of nuclear weapons as a result of the agreement that ends some economic sanctions on that country, including 29% who say it's Not At All Likely. Thirty-three percent (33%) believe Iran is likely to honor the deal, but that includes only 11% who consider it Very Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 6-7, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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