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Trump has a better shot at winning in 2020 — but not by much: analysts at Goldman Sachs say

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President Donald Trump has a better chance of winning in 2020 according to one Goldman Sachs analyst.

In a Bloomberg report said that Trump has a better shot at winning over a Democratic rival.

He attributes the benefit to a positive outlook on the U.S. economy that could give him the “narrow advantage.”

Already, incumbents presidents have a five to six-percentage-point advantage over their rivals when it comes to the popular vote. While the benefit of the economic stability might give Trump a boost, the report noted that the presidential approval rating is narrowing the benefit.

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“The advantage of first-term incumbency and the relatively strong economic performance ahead of the presidential election suggest that President Trump is more likely to win a second term than the eventual Democratic candidate is to defeat him,” said economists Alec Phillips and Blake Taylor.


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DOJ dropping investigation into GOP senator’s stock trades ignites outrage: ‘Quid pro quo, baby’

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On Tuesday, the Justice Department ended its investigation into three senators accused of insider trading, including Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), all of whom sold stocks around the time they were receiving classified hearings on the coronavirus pandemic. Their investigation against Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), however, continues.

There are some differences between the Burr case and the others, including that Burr admits to having ordered the trades himself whereas Loeffler says a financial adviser made the trades without her knowledge.

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Shock after Trump mused about taking insulin at White House event: ‘What does he have to lose?’

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During a press conference today, President Trump rattled off a statement that left quiet a few people once again scratching their heads.

"I don't use insulin. Should I be? Huh?" Trump said. "I never thought about it. But I know a lot of people are very badly affected, right? Unbelievable."

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1265381045978968064

As expected, many of Trump's critics on Twitter wondered what he was talking about.

I support free will. Let him take as many drugs as he wants. I mean, what does he have to lose?

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WATCH: Trump wonders if he should start taking insulin

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On Tuesday, at a press conference, President Donald Trump mused aloud whether he should start taking insulin.

"I don’t use insulin. Should I be? Huh? I never thought about it," he said.

"But I know a lot of people are very badly affected, right?" he added a second later. "Unbelievable."

Insulin is a crucial hormone the regulates blood sugar. People who are afflicted with Type 1 diabetes are incapable of producing it in their pancreas, and thus must administer it to themselves regularly through injections or pumps.

Watch below:

Trump muses about using insulin just for fun pic.twitter.com/PWvEhEcmTM

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