Carly Fiorina out-performed Hillary Clinton in a poll released Thursday morning by Quinnipiac University. Retired surgeon Ben Carson is in second, averaging about 8 points less than Trump, followed by Fiorina, about 4.5 points further back. It also found Fiorina surging.
Trump still leads most polls for the GOP nomination less than five months before voting begins with the Iowa caucuses.
Fiorina is on the rise in the polls after her debate performance, and Carson remains at No. 2 in most surveys.
Biden leads Trump by a 51-to-40 margin.
The Washington Post’s Philip Bump was up next.
Donald Trump has courted the tea party movement for a long time. A Fox spokeswoman says Trump’s announcement came after the channel canceled a scheduled Trump appearance on “The O’Reilly Factor” Thursday.
Later in the capital city of Columbia, Trump suggested Rubio is a “lightweight” who “sits in the Senate, and I’m out creating jobs”.
“They speak with a tremendous amount of conviction and resolve, and I think that Jeb’s style, his personality and personal countenance is more contemplative and analytic”, Head said. Her favorability rating among all voters also pales compare to most other candidates.
As such, it can contribute somewhat to the winnowing of this unusually large Republican field. “As candidates drop out and the field narrows, the poll results indicate that these votes will go to other candidates, and not to Trump”.
Trump and his team pointed to a slew of polls to dispute the notion that he’s losing steam.
The CNN moderators asked more than three dozen questions on topics ranging from birthright citizenship to climate change to the safety of vaccines.
In head-to-head matchups with top Republican candidates, the former secretary of state bests only the current front-runner, real estate magnate Donald Trump.
Meanwhile, Trump’s numbers fell slightly. That’s nearly identical to his 24 percent in a poll the university conducted in July. He has infuriated Hispanic groups with harsh words on illegal immigration, which rival Republican Marco Rubio called “offensive”. You have a governor, you have a senator. Put another way, the margin of error basically makes the race a toss-up for matchups with Bush, Fiorina and Trump. If not, I’ll have to choose among Rubio, Bush, and Cruz. “He didn’t get elected”, Trump said, adding later that he felt “even Abraham Lincoln” couldn’t have won against Barack Obama in 2008. But Walker could never find his way on the bigger stage.
A number of topics were brought up and quite a few were hastily avoided all together. She told guest host Don Lemon: “You know, I have been blamed for almost everything”.