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VOTERS EXPRESS CAUTION REGARDING DEFENSE SPENDING CUTS

November 8, 2011
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Resurgent Republic conducted its latest survey of 1000 American voters October 30 through November 2, 2011. Following are key highlights pertaining to voters’ views of the Obama administration’s military spending.




Read the full report: Voters Believe America is Worse Off Than When Obama Took Office





  1. Americans are wary of cuts in defense spending.


    Congressman A says cutting the defense budget along with domestic spending is necessary given our debt crisis. There is wasteful spending in the military, and it is time to cut back our military presence overseas.


    Congressman B says cutting the defense budget is a mistake. Providing a strong national defense is the most important function of the federal government, and we need to be sure our military has all the resources it needs in a dangerous world.


    A majority of Americans supports the argument against defense cuts, 52 to 42 percent. Republicans and Independents oppose defense cuts by 69 to 27 percent and 54 to 40 percent, respectively. Democrats want to cut the defense budget by 57 to 35 percent.





Read the full report: Voters Believe America is Worse Off Than When Obama Took Office

Filed under: National Security, President Obama, Polling Analysis, and Defense Budget