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Poll: A third of the public doesn't believe Trump had classified materials at Mar-a-Lago

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 A third of the public does not believe former President Donald Trump had classified documents stored at Mar-a-Lago, a poll released Thursday by Marquette Law School  found. 

Thirty-nine percent of those surveyed who identify as Republicans believe Trump had classified documents, while 61% did not, the survey found.

The poll also found that 65% of those surveyed who identify as independent believe Trump had the government documents, while 34% did not.

Of Democrats surveyed, most of them – at 93% – believe he had the documents, while only 7% did not, according to the poll.

It also asked Republican respondents whether they’d like to see Trump run in 2024. The result showed an 8 percentage point decrease when the same question was asked in a July poll and this poll in September among Republicans who believe the former president should run in 2024.

Between July 5-12 of this year, 74% of Republicans surveyed said they would like Trump to run in the next presidential election; between Sept. 7-14, that number decreased to 66%. 

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The survey was conducted Sept. 7-14, interviewing 1,448 adults across the country, with a margin of error of +/-3.4 percentage points.

The FBI searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in August and collected 15 sets of classified documents. The Department of Justice is reviewing 100 individual documents for possible criminal charges.