PressTV-US public support for Iran deal reaches highest point

According to a new poll, with 10 days to go until a deadline for US President Donald Trump to decide whether to keep the United States in the Iranian nuclear agreement, public support for the Iran deal has reached its highest point previously recorded.

Fifty-six percent of people polled in the Morning Consult/Politico survey released Wednesday morning backed the nuclear deal, while 26 percent opposed it. The poll was conducted online April 26 to May 1 among 1,991 registered voters.

Net public support is at a record level — 30 percentage points — in the most recent survey. The share of voters opposing the deal — 26 percent — is at the lowest point since Morning Consult began tracking the topic in August 2015.

Sixty-eight percent of Democrats and 51 percent of independents said they support the deal. GOP voters which usually take a more conservative approach to the issue were split on the matter. Forty-six percent backed the deal and…

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