The small share of adults who have heard a lot about the diplomatic boycott (9%) largely support the decision: 69% approve of the boycott, including 47% who strongly approve of it. A majority of those who have heard a little about it also approve of the boycott (62%), though just 27% strongly approve. Only about half of those who have heard nothing about the boycott offer an opinion.
Republicans and Democrats have similar views of the U.S. decision to forego diplomatic representation at the Winter Games. Half of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents approve of the decision, as do 45% of Republicans and GOP leaners.
A slightly larger share of Republicans and Republican leaners (26%) disapprove of the U.S. diplomatic boycott compared with Democrats and Democratic leaners (19%). About a third of both Republicans and Democrats are not sure whether they approve of the boycott or not.