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Half of Americans in Poll Favor Trump Prosecution Over Documents

  • Fewer than 10% of Republicans agree, Quinnipiac poll found
  • Trump-Justice Department showdown being followed by 76% of US

Former President Donald Trump should be prosecuted over his handling of classified documents after his departure from the White House, according to half of Americans, a Quinnipiac University poll shows. 

As details are released about the FBI’s recovery of material from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, the poll found 50% of those surveyed say Trump should face criminal charges, while 41% do not.