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Poll: Battleground Republicans trust Trump over Mueller

A joint poll of presidential battleground states by Øptimus Consulting and Firehouse Strategies finds that "most Republicans continue to believe Trump more than Mueller (61.8% to 19%) — although more believe Mueller now than did in February (58.5% to 15.2%)."

Data: Firehouse/Optimus Swing States September Survey of 2,129 likely voters. Chart: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

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