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Poll: 57% Of Democrats Think Trump Supporters More Dangerous Than Taliban, China And Russia

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Dylan Housman Healthcare Reporter
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Democrats believe Trump supporters are a more serious threat to America than the Taliban, China or Russia, according to a new poll by Scott Rasmussen.

The poll found that 57% of Democratic registered voters believe supporters of former President Donald Trump are a “serious threat to the nation.” That compares to just 44% for the Taliban, 44% for China and 37% for Russia.

Republicans, by contrast, considered the Taliban to be the biggest threat, with 66% saying they are a serious threat. The Taliban were followed by “Defund the Police activists” at 62% and 58% for China.

Independents surveyed held the same top three concerns as Republicans, with the Taliban topping the list followed by China then Defund the Police activists. (RELATED: Outgoing FDA Leaders Break With Biden, Say COVID-19 Vaccines Don’t Need Boosters In New Letter)

Democrats’ second biggest concern was unvaccinated Americans. 56% of Democrats said they posed a serious threat to the country. President Joe Biden announced last week the Department of Labor would begin requiring businesses of 100 or more employees to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 or submit to weekly testing.

The poll surveyed a sample of 1,200 registered voters on Sep. 8 and has a margin of error of +/- 2.8 points. Rasmussen is the founder of polling firm Rasmussen Reports.