Mieke Eoyang

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Mieke Eoyang is the vice president for the National Security Program at Third Way and a former professional staff member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

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Public Opinion

Confidence in Mueller’s Investigation: July Update

In July 2017, we began an ongoing investigation of the public’s confidence in national security matters. Since October of that year, we have been tracking public confidence in the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference in 2016 and his review of efforts to obstruct inquiries into that interference.

Public Opinion

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: May 2019

In July 2017, we began a polling project to measure public confidence in government institutions on national security matters on an ongoing basis. This post provides our data for the month of May 2019—and includes previously unpublished data for the previous two months as well.

Public Opinion

Confidence in Mueller’s Investigation: May Update

From April 30 to May 2, we conducted a nationwide survey asking respondents a series of questions regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. This survey was the third in a series; we conducted corresponding surveys immediately before the delivery of the Mueller report and after Attorney General William Barr’s summary letter. We are conducting this series to gauge how the report’s release and subsequent media coverage affects the public’s opinion of the investigation.

The Russia Connection

Confidence in Mueller’s Investigation Soars After Barr Letter

March 21 to March 22, just prior to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s delivery of his report on the Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr, we conducted a nationwide survey asking respondents a series of questions regarding Mueller’s investigation. From March 26 to March 28, after the release of Barr’s letter with his top-line summary of the investigation’s conclusions, we conducted another nationwide survey asking respondents the same series of questions to gauge how the report’s release and subsequent media coverage affected the public’s opinion of the investigation.