Republican Support for Chauvin Guilty Verdict Plummets in Days Following Trial, Nearly HALF Now Say it Was ‘Wrong’

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2021
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Support for the guilty verdicts in Derek Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd plummeted among Republicans in the days following the trial, with disapproval of the verdict nearly doubling in a matter of days.

In a Morning Consult poll taken just after the guilty-on-all-counts verdicts were announced, 61 percent of Republicans approved of the verdict, while 29 percent disapproved — which was double the disapproval among all respondents, but still a solidly minority viewpoint.

But in a CBS News/YouGov poll taken over a longer period that ended Saturday,...

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