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Poll: Majority of Republicans think the FBI is framing Trump

President Trump gestures to the crowd of supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center
President Trump gestures to crowd of supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center. Photo: Ralph Freso/Getty Images

A new Economist/YouGov survey found that 61% of conservative voters believe that President Trump is being framed by the FBI.

Why it matters: This reflects a growing trend that Republicans are losing confidence in the country's premier law enforcement agency amid Trump’s own skepticism.

Yes, but: The poll figures among Democrats is dramatically different. Only 7% say the FBI is going after Trump, and 78% believe he’s not being framed.

The backdrop: This comes after a CBS News poll released on Tuesday found that a majority of Americans think Mueller’s investigation is politically motivated.

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