The first national poll assessing voters’ opinions of President Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey found Americans are unsure how they feel about his ouster.
Only 29% of those polled approved of Trump’s decision, according to an NBC/WSJ poll released Saturday. Of the 800 people polled, 677 of whom are registered voters, 38% disapprove, and 32% said they don’t know enough to comment.
The poll — conducted in the wake of the White House’s announcement about Comey — was conducted from May 11 to May 13. The margin of error for the poll is 3.77%.
Trump initially said he was firing Comey because of the way he had handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server, but critics immediately said his termination was a result of the FBI’s…