Tag Archives: 2020 elections

Joe Biden’s Lead Widens To +14 In New National Poll

CNN reports: A new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds Trump’s approval rating down 7 points in the last month as the President falls further behind presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, whose support now stands at its highest level in CNN polling. Overall 38% approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency, while 57% disapprove. That’s his worst approval …

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Trump Rages After Colin Powell Backs Biden [VIDEO]

No slight shall ever be ignored: President Trump hit back at retired Gen. Colin Powell after the former secretary of State said he would be voting for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “Colin Powell, a real stiff who was very responsible for getting us into the disastrous Middle East Wars, just announced he will be voting for another stiff, …

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POLL: Joe Biden +12 In Battleground State Michigan

The Detroit Free Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has increased his lead over President Donald Trump to 12 percentage points in Michigan, where voters are unhappy with Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll. Biden, the presumed Democratic nominee, leads Republican Trump in Michigan 53-41, according to a poll conducted by EPIC-MRA of Lansing …

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Joe Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, …

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Trump Campaign Rehires Jason Miller As Senior Advisor

Well, at least the memes will be fun: President Donald Trump’s reelection team is tapping Jason Miller to serve as a senior adviser, bringing a controversial figure back into the fold as the campaign barrels towards a treacherous final stretch. Miller, who served as a top adviser on Trump’s 2016 bid, will focus on overall strategy. After the 2016 election, …

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Trump Campaign, RNC To Resume In-Person Activities

The Hill reports: President Trump’s reelection efforts will switch back into live action next week for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown ground the campaign to a halt in mid-March. Trump Victory, the joint venture between the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC), will resume some in-person campaign activities in states that allow it, a spokesperson told …

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Internal Trump Campaign Polling Shows Dire Situation

The New York Times reports: In private polling conducted by Mr. Trump’s campaign, the president is now well behind Mr. Biden, according to people briefed on the most recent round of results. Multiple public surveys this week have found Mr. Trump trailing Mr. Biden, the former vice president, by double-digit margins, including a Monmouth University poll published on Wednesday that …

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Fox News Arizona Poll: Joe Biden +4, Mark Kelly +13

Fox News reports: A new Fox News Poll finds the state shading blue — especially in the race for the U.S. Senate, where Democrat Mark Kelly bests incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally by a 50-37 percent margin among Arizona registered voters. In a head-to-head presidential ballot test, Democrat Joe Biden edges President Donald Trump by 46-42 percent. Another 11 percent …

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Fox News Poll: Joe Biden +2 In Swing State Ohio

Fox News reports: A Fox News Poll of Ohio registered voters finds Democrat Joe Biden narrowly tops President Donald Trump in the race for the White House. At the same time, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine enjoys sky-high, bipartisan approval. Biden is ahead of Trump by a 45 to 43 percent margin. The former vice president’s 2-point edge is within the …

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Fox News Poll: Joe Biden +9 In Swing State Wisconsin

Fox News reports: Majorities of Wisconsin voters rate the economy negatively and are concerned about coronavirus. That helps explain Democrat Joe Biden’s gains in the presidential race, in a Fox News Poll of Wisconsin registered voters released Wednesday. Biden has a 9-point edge over President Donald Trump, 49-40 percent. That’s up from a 5-point advantage in January, and is outside …

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POLL: Biden And Trump Effectively Tied In Texas

The Hill reports: President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are running neck-and-neck in Texas, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday, suggesting that the longtime Republican stronghold may be in play in 2020. The poll shows Trump with a narrow, 1-point lead over presumptive Democratic nominee Biden — 44 percent to 43 percent, well within the …

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Voter Optimism In US Direction At Record Low Of 31%

The Morning Consult reports: Two major crises playing out at the same time in the United States — the deadly coronavirus pandemic and social unrest over the deaths of black people that has erupted into nationwide demonstrations — have helped erode voters’ confidence in the direction of the country to its lowest point of Donald Trump’s presidency. A new Morning …

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Biden Delivers Stirring Speech On Trump’s Abuses

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden blistered President Donald Trump for directing authorities to drive back peaceful protesters outside the White House “in order to stage a photo op,” saying Tuesday that the commander in chief “is more interested in power than in principle.” The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee delivered a speech in Philadelphia, addressing “the civil unrest facing communities …

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Joe Biden: Trump Is “Breathing Oxygen Into Hate”

The Associated Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden argued the comments made by President Trump are encouraging violence amid a wave of protests interspersed with rioting across the country sparked by the death of a black man in Minnesota who died after a white police officer put his knee on the man’s neck for 8 minutes. Biden, speaking with …

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Biden Surges To +10 In New WaPo/ABC National Poll

The Washington Post reports: Americans give President Trump negative ratings for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and as the crisis has persisted his prospects for reelection in November have eroded, with former vice president Joe Biden now holding a clear lead nationally, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Biden leads Trump 53 percent to 43 percent among registered …

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Graham To Judges: Resign Now So We Can Replace You

The Washington Post reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey O. Graham on Thursday urged federal judges who are in their mid-to-late 60s to step aside so that Republicans, increasingly nervous about holding the Senate majority in the November election as they eye President Trump’s poll numbers, can fill the vacancies now. Graham made the comments in an interview with conservative …

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Report: Down-Ballot Republicans Increasingly Panicked

CNN reports: “Put it this way, I am very glad my boss isn’t on the ballot this cycle,” said one high-ranking GOP Senate aide. Republican strategists are increasingly worried that Trump is headed for defeat in November and that he may drag other Republicans down with him. Seven GOP operatives not directly associated with the President’s reelection campaign told CNN …

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Biden Accuser May Face False Testimony Charges

Politico reports: The Monterey County District Attorney’s office has launched an investigation into whether Tara Reade lied on the witness stand while acting as an expert witness. Reade, under the name Alexandra McCabe, for years testified as an expert in domestic violence cases for the California D.A.’s office. Among the issues is whether she lied about her credentials to qualify …

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Dark Money Network Behind Voter Suppression Effort

The Guardian reports: A powerful new conservative organization fighting to restrict voting in the 2020 presidential election is really just a rebranded group that is part of a dark money network already helping Donald Trump’s unprecedented effort to remake the US federal judiciary, the Guardian and OpenSecrets reveal. The organization, which calls itself the Honest Elections Project, seemed to emerge …

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Trump’s 2016 Team Warns Him About Swing States

Politico reports: David Bossie and Corey Lewandowski, two key allies and former political advisers to Donald Trump, went to the White House last week to issue him a warning: The president was slipping badly in swing states, and he needed to do something to fix it. Three days later, the Trump campaign’s political directors in Arizona and Florida — states …

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