In the News: NBC/Wall Street Journal poll showing more Americans favoring government shut downs

Just two weeks ago, an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showed voters divided evenly over whether they were more worried the government would go too far or not far enough in combating the coronavirus. But Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm that makes up half of the news organizations’ bipartisan team of researchers, said in its private polling over the past week that significantly more respondents are worried the government won’t go far enough.

“Last week, public opinion tipped to favoring more restrictions and shut downs,” GOP pollster Bill McInturff wrote on Public Opinion Strategies’ website.

Read more about the current thoughts of the American people here.

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