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Poll: 65% of Americans want a special prosecutor on Russia

Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik; Evan Vucci / AP

A new CNN/ORC poll shows a strong majority of Americans in favor of a special prosecutor on Russia, although President Trump's approval ratings actually increased a percentage point over the past month. Other findings:

  • In favor of a special prosecutor: 82% of Democrats, 43% of Republicans, and 67% of Independents.
  • "Very concerned" on Russia contacts: 71% of Democrats, 7% of Republicans.