Poll: majority of Americans believe the necessary investigation of relationships trump with Russia


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NEW YORK, August 10. /TASS/. Most Americans are in favour of full and comprehensive investigation into the alleged ties between the President of the United States Donald trump and representatives of Russia. This is evidenced by published on Thursday the results of a survey conducted by SSRS on the order of CNN.

According to the published data, about 60% of respondents believe an investigation is necessary and believe that it should be carried out comprehensively. While 38% of respondents believe that a trial in Russia is an attempt to discredit trump.

Meanwhile, 59% of respondents disapprove of the way to the specified investigation is the trump repeatedly called him a “witch hunt”. In turn, 31% of respondents approve of this approach.

According to CNN, around 70% of respondents also believe that the proceedings in Russia must necessarily include the study of financial transactions of trump. The survey was conducted by phone 3 and 6 August, and was attended by just more than 1 thousand randomly selected Americans.

The investigation of the alleged RF interference in American elections are held, the FBI, and the special Committee on intelligence of the Senate and house of representatives of the Congress. In mid-may, the U.S. justice Department announced the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller spectaculorum to conduct a separate independent proceedings on this matter.

Trump and his key aides repeatedly rejected suspicions of any improper contacts with Russian officials during the period of the last year’s election campaign. Moscow has many times denied allegations of attempts to influence the presidential elections in the United States.