Quantcast
Connect with us

‘The president’s in major trouble’: CNN polling analyst reveals how Trump dug himself a massive hole for 2020

Published

on

President Donald Trump should be coasting to reelection given that unemployment is under four percent — but poll after poll shows that the president is significantly down compared to prospective Democratic rivals.

In fact, polling data from the president’s own reelection campaign leaked last week and showed him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden significantly in multiple key swing states, which infuriated the president and resulted in the firing of staff pollsters.

CNN polling analyst Harry Enten said on Monday that there’s little sign that these polls are a fluke, although he did concede that a lot can happen over the next year-and-a-half to boost the president’s standing.

Trump’s best chance at succeeding, Enten argued, would be to drag down the eventual Democratic nominee’s favorable ratings down to where his are and essentially make the election a jump ball between two equally disliked candidates.

Even so, Enten said that candidates like Biden have significantly higher favorability ratings than the president, which means that he will have his work cut out for him in 2020.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Right now, the president’s in major trouble,” he said.

Watch the video below.

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

‘White nationalists will never love you’: Hispanic Trump supporter goes down in flames during CNN debate

Published

on

CNN's Anderson Cooper struggled to control a segment about President Donald Trump's racism while interviewing a former member of Trump’s Hispanic Advisory Council.

Cooper interviewed Steve Cortes about the president's racist outburst at the four young women of color in Congress that are known collectively as "The Squad."

The host read the dictionary definition of a demagogue.

"A leader that makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises to gain power," Merriam-Webster published.

"Is Donald Trump a demagogue? Isn’t this exactly what he is doing here?" Cooper asked.

Continue Reading

CNN

Gold Star father blasts Trump for failure to govern while refusing to ‘defend and protect’ America

Published

on

On Monday's edition of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," Gold Star father Khizr Khan eviscerated President Donald Trump for his latest racist attack on congresswomen of color.

"To Donald Trump I say, sir, have you no sense of decency with this racism and division for political purposes?" Khan told anchor Anderson Cooper. "Donald Trump has nothing to offer. Therefore, he is going to create division and hate for political expedience. I am saddened but not surprised because, as you explained, he is a demagogue and will continue to use hate and division for his political expediency purpose."

"This is a man without any shame," agreed Cooper. "He doesn't have a health care policy. He doesn't have — he's not able to make progress on immigration in any sort of policy that actually solves the problem long term. And so he does these things and it is largely in times to distract, but it's not just distracting people, it's distracting people in the worst possible, bigoted, divisive way. It's distracting us by turning us against each other and viewing each other as other."

Continue Reading
 

CNN

Racism drives Trump ‘like rocket fuel’ — but even for him, this is ‘shocking and disgraceful’: WaPo journalist

Published

on

On Monday's edition of CNN's "The Situation Room," Washington Post reporter David Swerdlick told anchor Wolf Blitzer that there's nothing truly new about President Donald Trump's racist social media assaults on Democratic congresswomen of color — but that there is something uniquely horrible about the latest episode.

"People are suggesting what the president has said in the past day or two represents a new low," said Blitzer. "But when you look at the president's history ... the president claiming Barack Obama wasn't born here in the United States, his comments about Charlottesville. This clearly isn't a one-off."

Continue Reading
 
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

close-image