Our latest data on which institutions the public trusts and mistrusts to protect the country’s security.
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Last week’s indictments had a huge impact on public confidence in Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is trusted more than any of the other actors working on the matter.
The Public is Not that Fussed About the Surveillance State: Confidence in the Intelligence Community and its Authorities
The public has confidence in the intelligence community. It’s comfortable with the authorities the IC wields and the privacy protections that bind it. And few respondents believe that current authorities should either lapse or be reformed.
The public has great confidence in the military—not so much in ongoing military operations. It has little confidence in the President on national security—and even less on specific national security matters.
It appears that the wide array of attempts by the President and his political allies to muddy the waters on Mueller’s objectivity are working.