Dan Judy’s comments in The Hill on Republicans examining the influence of Russia in the presidential election:
Dan Judy, a strategist and pollster whose firm, North Star Opinion Research, worked for Rubio’s 2016 presidential campaign, said that the controversy over the election interference in particular has already shown that there is “some daylight between Trump and congressional Republicans.”
“Congressional Republicans, many of whom campaigned on not being a rubber stamp for Trump, are going to live up to that promise,” he said.
Judy said that the success of Trump’s strategy [questioning Russian influence in the election] “depends on what people believe. People who support Trump are likely to believe it is just political nonsense. But people who look at him a little more skeptically will take it more seriously. Most people trust our intelligence agencies even if there have been some failures or troubles.”
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