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Nearly two-thirds of Idahoans say GOP President Donald Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russia during his election 18 months ago, a new Idaho Politics Weekly poll finds.

While that may be good news for the president – as a special counsel begins to focus in on staffers and aides close to Trump – there are still one-third of Idahoans who do believe Trump worked in some manner with Russians to harm Democrat Hillary Clinton and help get him elected.

Several national news accounts say special counsel Robert Mueller is getting close to actually questioning the president on what he knew about Russian overtures to aid his campaign, and whether Trump obstructed justice in firing former FBI Director James Comey over his agency’s investigation into related matters.

In a poll for Idaho Politics Weekly, Dan Jones & Associates finds:

There is, again, a statistical difference in what men and women believe on this issue:

Clearly, Idaho women have more problems with Trump than do Idaho men.

This is a highly partisan question, finds Jones:

As might be expected, conservatives give Trump a pass on the charges; liberals believe he’s guilty:

Jones polled 619 adults from Nov. 8-15. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.94 percent.