Joe Biden cruising in first place with a slight dip….
Bernie Sanders moves back into 2nd place in the RCP average….
The Real Clear Politics Average…..9/14/19
Three new national polls all have Trump’s job rating below 40%:
RCP Average ..9/14/19 Update
THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL POLLS OUT RECENTLY WITH TRUMP BELOW 40%….RCP has NOTentered them in their average….
The latest poll from ABC News/Washington Post found Trump’s approval rating at 38 percent, 6 points lower than the president’s approval rating in an early July survey. The new poll also showed that net approval of the president’s handling of the economy is slightly underwater, with 46 percent approving and 47 percent disapproving. This is notable, as the public has been more receptive to Trump’s handling of the economy compared to other issues. The president has — at least in part — attached his reelection fortunes to strong economic conditions. But even more troubling for Trump is that the ABC News/Washington Post poll also found that 60 percent of Americans believe a recession is somewhat or very likely to happen sometime over the next year. And as my colleague Nathaniel Rakich wrote last week, even some Republicans are starting to sour on Trump’s handling of the economy, so a deterioration in attitudes about the economy and the president’s stewardship of it could hurt his overall standing….
A new Firehouse Strategies poll found President Trump is virtually tied with or slightly behind the top three Democrats in three critical Midwestern battleground states: Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
The poll also found Trump’s approval rating underwater in each of the states….