Mueller Viewed Favorably by 39%; Cohen by 20%

Thirty-nine percent (39%) of voters see special counsel Robert Mueller favorably while 30% offer an unfavorable assessment. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that the special prosecutor is viewed favorably by 54% of Democrats, 40% of Independents, and 24% of Republicans (see crosstab results).

Attitudes about Mueller have changed little since January.

Michael Cohen, the former Trump lawyer who testified before Congress this week is viewed favorably by 20% of voters and unfavorably by 51%. In January, only 12% of voters had a favorable view of Cohen. As with Mueller, Democrats had a higher opinion of him than Republicans.

President Donald Trump’s current lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is viewed favorably by 34% of voters and unfavorably by 40%. Perceptions of Giuliani have slipped a bit since  September.

Former FBI Director James Comey earns a favorable rating from 29% of voters. Thirty-five percent (3%) of voters see Comey unfavorably. He earns positive reviews from 41% of Democrats and 19% of Republicans.

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort came in with the weakest favorability ratings in the survey overall, with just 13% of voters viewing him favorably.  Manafort, who was convicted last summer of crimes not directly related to the 2016 election, is now viewed unfavorably by 46%.

Data released earlier shows that 47% of voters believe President Trump should be impeached and removed from office.

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The national survey of 1,001 Registered Voters was conducted March 6-7, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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