The poll also found that Clinton would beat Bush, Rubio and Cruz by similar margins.
Add Carly Fiorina to the list of the targets of Donald Trump’s Twitter outbursts. Marco Rubio emphatically declared their support for banning abortion even in cases of rape and incest.
His decision in Thursday’s GOP presidential debate to attack Fox News host Megyn Kelly over a question concerning his past comments about women perfectly illustrates Trump’s unchecked id. It comes as the repercussions of the encounter, which drew 24 million viewers nationwide, are still being sorted out in a contest where support is scattered.
But the new Reuters/Ipsos poll puts his nearest rival Jeb Bush on just 12 percent, down from 17 percent before the debate.
Born-again Christians are a powerful force: They are likely to account for more than 40 percent of Republican caucus attendees.
“No. I would also take away the passports of Americans who fight for ISIS and send them to Gitmo for some R&R”.
Walker accused Trump of using Democratic talking points and tied him to Hillary Clinton – a sharp turn from his previous strategy of ignoring the Republican front-runner.
The Suffolk survey has warning signs for Trump. So it’s no surprise that, when commenting on his own performance in the August. 6 Republican presidential debate, he declared himself the clear victor.
By one early measure – an online poll for NBC News conducted by the SurveyMonkey firm – Trump maintained his big lead following the debate, with Sen. He has been leading the Republican field since his typically incendiary announcement speech: he railed against immigration, thundering that Mexico was “sending” its worst to the United States, and appeared to dismiss most Mexicans as criminals and rapists.
Next with eight percent (8%) come retired neurologist Dr. Ben Carson and Senator Ted Cruz at seven percent (7%). While the rallying call for years has been against a single-payer system, the businessman even acknowledged in Thursday’s debate he had been supportive of such a system in the past. A former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, she was clobbered in her one political race, for the Senate in California.
The debate, held in Cleveland, was limited to the top 10 contenders as measured by recent national polls.
“As Democrats get to know him they’re pretty much completely deciding that they like him”, Debnam said.
In the aftermath of the debate, Trump kept up the barrage – because why not? – at one point re-tweeting someone who described Kelly as a “bimbo”.
Many on the right in Iowa and elsewhere complain that, too often, they’ve been foot soldiers for the conservative movement, and the party ends up nominating a moderate – a label they apply to Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney.
In response to an open-ended question, Carson was most often mentioned, both for his closing remarks and his joking comments about brain surgery. If he or his campaign believes that insulting women is the right thing to do because he doesn’t have time to be “politically correct“, then the Republican Party might want to make that a plank in a platform that is decidedly warped to begin with.
Other impressions: Rand Paul is irritable and irascible.
“If Trump runs as an independent, a Democrat walks in”, Richardson said. Support statewide for the former Florida governor is now 5%. Trailing behind Trump is Texas Sen. What I say is what I say.