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Poll Finds Trump Voters Trust Trump More Than Their Own Friends And Family—And People Are Shook

71% of Trump voters in a new CBS News/YouGov poll said they trusted what Trump tells them over just 63% that say the same about friends and family.

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Results from a CBS News poll showed that former Republican President Donald Trump is leading in the GOP primary by a far wider margin over his political rivals with many eye-opening statistics.

The poll revealed that Republican voters would renominate the twice-impeached former president despite him becoming the first current or former U.S. President in history to face criminal charges.

The frontrunner of the 2024 presidential primary led with 61% of Republican voters supporting his White House comeback.

Meanwhile, Trump's rival, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, was the only other GOP challenger who trailed behind Trump in the double-digit percentage range with 16%.

The remaining GOP hopefuls stayed in the single digits.

Vivek Ramaswamy placed third with 7%, and former Republican Vice President Mike Pence came in fourth with 5%.

Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson–who recently met the Republican National Committee's qualifications to participate in this week's primary debate in Milwaukee–came in last with 1%.

One of the alarming results from the CBS News poll found that voters trusted Trump more than they did their own family members, conservative media figures, and religious leaders.

In fact, 71% of voters said they believed Trump was solely the trusted source of information–even though he has reportedly told "30,573 untruths" during his time in Office, according to The Washington Post.

That averages to about 21 lies a day in his four years as President of the United States.

This was followed by 63% of voters who believed in their friends and family, 56% who trusted conservative media figures, and 42% who had faith in religious leaders telling the truth.

People found the results deeply disturbing.

The poll also showed that 77% of GOP voters feel Trump's indictment for his corrupt effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election results is politically motivated.