Aug 31, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Poll: More Americans prefer Sessions and Mueller over Trump

President Donald Trump after throwing a hat to a crowd.

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Most Americans are more supportive of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions than they are of President Trump, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

By the numbers: Mueller and Sessions are the most frequent subjects of the president's attacks. But despite Trump's criticism, 63% of those surveyed say they are in favor of Mueller's investigation, and 62% take Sessions' side in the Trump vs. Sessions war of words. Meanwhile, 60% say they disapprove of how Trump is handling the presidency.

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