Economy bigger priority than punishing Russia: AP-NORC poll

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A poll suggests Americans are becoming less supportive of punishing Russia for the Ukraine invasion if the U.S. economy suffers as a result The president is heading home from Asia where he again pushed for allies to make Russia pay a price for the war World has to deal with it And we are And while broad support for American sanctions has not faltered there is a shift in prioritizing them over the domestic economy In AP norc center for public affairs research poll finds 51% of Americans want the focus on limiting economic damage 45% say the priority should be sanctioning Russia as effectively as possible Those numbers were exactly reversed last month and the shift reflects rising anxiety over inflation and other challenges at home Sagar Meghani Washington

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