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Poll: 68% of Republicans say assault on Capitol not a threat to democracy

A flash YouGov poll of 1,397 registered voters on today’s events shows that while a majority of them (62%) view the chaos at the Capitol as a threat to democracy, only 27% of Republicans feel that way.

Meanwhile, 68% of Republicans did not agree that the events threatened democracy, while 45% actively supported the mobs.

Seventy-one percent of all voters either strongly or somewhat opposed the behavior of rioters in Washington.

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