President Donald Trump on Wednesday launched a prolonged attack on the integrity of a huge probe into whether he or his election campaign colluded with Russian Federation or obstructed justice - but did say that the final report should be released.
Also notable in the poll results, support for the House to seriously consider impeaching President Trump has dropped 10% since October to just 28%, according to the report. "We will soon find out".
The poll found "a stark partisan divide on that question", with almost all, 86%, of Republicans dismissing the investigation as a "witch hunt", while the inverse, 14%, of Democrats agree. They've admitted that the legislative push is "very much about Trump".
Though Mueller's office has said nothing publicly about the timing of a report, several prosecutors detailed to Mueller's team have left in recent months, suggesting the investigation is winding down. Trump said it will be up to Barr to decide what to do with the report.
President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs on travel to OH from the White House, March 20, 2019.
As if the American people are too stupid to notice that two years into a Russian Federation collusion investigation of the president, and Mueller's got zippo on the president.
The poll, which asked 1,000 registered voters about their views on the investigation, found half of the pollsters agreed that the Mueller investigation is a "witch hunt", echoing Trump's consistent claims of being investigated for political reasons instead of credible allegations of wrongdoing.
"Very few think it is legit!" And now I have somebody writing a report that never got a vote? "This was an illegal & conflicted investigation in search of a crime".
Even if Mueller's final report does not implicate the president in criminal conduct, the investigation was far from fruitless.
Trump says: "I think it's ridiculous, but I want to see the report".
Trump also criticized, although not by name, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, leaving Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to oversee Mueller's work.
The US House of Representatives voted 420-0 last week on a nonbinding resolution calling for Mueller's report to be released both to Congress and to the public, but it is not clear how the measure will fare in the Senate.