Fifty-two percent of US registered voters see the FBI’s August 8 raid of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence as “part of a legal and proper investigation” into whether the former president was involved in wrongdoing, according to a poll by The Wall Street Journal out Thursday.
In contrast, 41% saw the raid as part of a witch hunt led by Democrats and the Biden administration. Of this group, four in five respondents were Republicans.
While 51% of overall voters said the raid would not impact the likelihood that they would vote in the upcoming midterm elections, 64% of Republicans said they would be more likely to vote.
The poll was conducted on August 17-25 by Impact Research and Fabrizio, Lee & Associates, surveying 1,313 registered voters.