Across the aisle, all who have offended Donald Trump seem to have apologized, and he is again back in good graces with all and continuing to lead the large GOP contingent. And now a new survey shows his gains among the Republican Party have boosted him enough to be competitive player in the general election.
Bernie Sanders told audiences at a Sunday campaign event that he would not concern himself with attacking Hillary Clinton on the recent details of her email scandal.
Some Democrats have quietly begun worrying about the growing controversy surrounding Clinton’s use of email while at the State Department. About 56% allege so within the new poll, up from 51% in March.
The percentage of Democrats that said she did not do anything wrong has also fallen to 63 percent from 71 percent.
“She’s tried to provide as much information as possible”, Podesta said, of Clinton’s cooperation, adding that none of the material sent or received by her had been marked as classified.
That was half the margin she once enjoyed. The poll finds Clinton ahead by just 6 points over Trump.
It will be interesting to see if Trump can hold on and Clinton can hold out.
Hillary Clinton’s advantage against Bernie Sanders among Democratic voters continues to evaporate, according to the latest CNN/ORC national poll released Wednesday morning.
Sanders responds first with some bewilderment, “Hillary’s hair gets more scrutiny than my hair?”
Overall, 47 per cent of Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters say they support Mrs. Clinton for the party’s nomination – down 9 points since July. “I won’t pretend that this is anything other than what it is – the same old partisan games we’ve seen so many times before”. The new poll shows Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has gained 10 points since July, and is in second place with 29%. That’s one reason Vice President Joe Biden and his allies are pondering a challenge to Clinton.
However, Bush leads the pack when voters are asked about who is most qualified to be president. And Sanders, they say, is an independent who merely sits with the Democratic caucus, advocating such socialist views as universal health care.
“I strongly disagree”, he said. “I call it a political revolution”, Sanders said. Cox grilled Sanders on his tax plan and socialism.
Trump boasts a substantial lead in the polls over the other Republican candidates, and has consistently focused on the dysfunction in Washington D.C. and attacking Clinton, using his substantial social media presence to get the word out. “It’s not just the students, it’s the parents and grandparents who often guarantee the student loans, refinance their student debt at lower rates”, Clinton said.
The CNN/ORC survey of 1,001 adults, including 897 registered voters, was conducted August 13th through 16th.