If voters got their way, there would be a new Special Prosecutor – investigating wrongdoing inside the FBI.
According to a new poll from Rasmussen Reports, 49 percent of likely U.S. voters believe a special prosecutor “should be named to investigate whether senior FBI officials handled the investigation of Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump in a legal and unbiased fashion.”
Just 31 percent feel that a special prosecutor should not be appointed, while 19 percent are unsure.
Most surprisingly, a relatively wide plurality of voters thinks federal officials broke the law in an attempt to stop Trump from beating Hillary Clinton.
The FBI has been in hot water since late last year, when texts from FBI agent Peter Strzok – who was a lead investigator on both the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the Russia probe – to his mistress, FBI lawyer Lisa Page, revealed a culture of bias and possible corruption inside the agency. That included an infamous text from 2016 where Strzok described an insidious “insurance policy” to make sure President Trump wouldn’t be able to govern if he were elected.
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