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Monday, January 30, 2017

Rasmussen: Strong 24-Point Majority Supports Trump's Temporary Ban on Newcomers From 7 Nations

By Rick Pearcey • January 30, 2017, 11:07 AM

Rasmussen reports:

Most voters approve of President Trump's temporary halt to refugees and visitors from several Middle Eastern and African countries until the [federal] government can do a better job of keeping out individuals who are terrorist threats.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters favor a temporary ban on refugees from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen until the federal government approves its ability to screen out potential terrorists form coming here. Thirty-three percent (33%) are opposed, while 10% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.

Similarly, 56% favor a temporary block on visas prohibiting residents of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the United States until the government approves its ability to screen for likely terrorists. Thirty-two percent (32%) oppose this temporary ban, and 11% are undecided.

Read more here.