Donald Trump’s low general poll numbers and losing numbers against Biden, AND even other Democrats IS beginning to cause worries among Republicans…..
As Trump kicks off reelection, his party worries he’s an anchor.
President Trump formally kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday in front of thousands of fans at a boisterous rally in the heart of battleground Florida, even as top strategists in his own party worry that his weak political standing threatens the rest of the Republican ticket.
Trump reacted angrily last week to leaked internal surveys conducted by his own campaign that showed him trailing in virtually every swing state on the map. He fired several pollsters, and his campaign manager insisted that Trump’s numbers had improved.
But public polls conducted more recently mirror some of the troubling indicators that Trump’s own polling found. What’s more, in interviews, half a dozen prominent Republican pollsters working on campaigns around the country said their own results showed a president who starts his reelection bid from behind.
“His numbers are problematic,” said one top Republican pollster, who asked for anonymity to describe private survey data. “Folks are nervous, but no one is surprised.”…..
Democrats have an 8-point edge over Republicans in the generic 2020 congressional ballot, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll released Wednesday.
The survey showed 47 percent of registered voters said they intend to vote for the Democratic congressional candidate in their district next year, while 39 percent said the same of the Republican candidate. Another 10 percent said they were not sure, and 2 percent said they do not intend to vote. …