New Poll Shows Significant Number of Americans Lack Confidence in Government Probe of Hunter Biden

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According to the results of a recent study, an increasing proportion of Americans are now doubting the fairness of the criminal investigation into Hunter Biden.

When asked whether they have trust that the Department of Justice will conduct its investigation against the president’s son in a “fair and nonpartisan manner,” 48% of U.S. adults said they were “Not confident at all.”

Furthermore, it represents a marginal improvement over the previous “wave” period of August 2-3, when 46% of respondents expressed lack of trust in the inquiry.

Americans who described themselves as “very” and “somewhat” confident saw a decline from 35% to 32% during the course of the two polling cycles.

Ipsos said that 508 individuals participated in the poll, which comprised questions concerning President Joe Biden and Former President Donald Trump.

The margin of error for the study was plus or minus 4.7 percentage points at the 95% confidence level.

Republicans have criticized Garland’s choice to name Weiss as special counsel in the Hunter Biden case last week, which gives the prosecutor more freedom to file charges outside of his home jurisdiction.

Republican opponents have claimed the a recent “sweetheart plea deal” that fell through in the case was evidence that the special counsel announcement intended to thwart honest congressional inquiries into the Bidens.

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