Feb 12, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Poll: Americans trust Mueller more than Trump

President Trump and Robert Mueller

President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller. Photos: Pool/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images

56% of Americans trust special counsel Robert Mueller's version of the facts regarding his investigation, compared to 33% who prefer President Trump's, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll released Tuesday.

By the numbers: A little more than 40% of Americans believe that Mueller has so far proven that the Trump campaign lied about their contact with Russians — and those results skew predictably along partisan lines. But more than 60% of Americans believe that Trump should face impeachment charges should Mueller conclude that Trump personally obstructed justice or directed his campaign subordinates to collude with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.

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