According to a recent Rasmussen survey, a majority of Americans not only believe Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop is an important issue, but also that Joe Biden was consulted about and likely profited from his son’s dirty foreign deals.
When asked how important the Hunter Biden laptop story is, 63 percent of likely voters surveyed said the story was important. Of those, 44 percent said it was “very important.”
Only 34 percent said the laptop story is not important, including only 17 percent who said it wasn’t at all important.
When asked if suppressing the news reports on Hunter’s laptop affected the 2020 election, 48 percent of respondents said Biden likely would not have won if the media fully reported on the story. Another 46 percent said the story would not have changed the outcome of the election.
Rasmussen also asked respondents how likely it is Joe Biden was consulted about and perhaps profited from Hunter’s dirty foreign deals.
The vast majority, 62 percent, believe it is likely, including 47 percent who said it is very likely, while only 33 percent said it was unlikely.
A majority, 67 percent, said they were closely following the news reports on Hunter Biden, including 38 percent who said they have followed the reports “very closely.”
Among those who have followed the reports, the overwhelming majority of them, 77 percent, believe the reports on Hunter’s laptop are very important, and 76 percent think it is very likely Joe Biden was consulted about and profited from Hunter’s foreign deals.
Broken down by party, 85 percent of Republicans, 46 percent of Democrats, and 61 percent of Independents believe Hunter’s laptop story is at least somewhat important.
A total of 82 percent of Republicans, 42 percent of Democrats, and 62 percent of Independents believe it is at least somewhat likely Joe Biden was consulted about and perhaps profited from Hunter’s foreign business deals.
The poll surveyed 1,000 likely voters between August 31 and September 1. It has a margin of error of +/-3 points.