Report: Trump’s Own Campaign Polling Shows Him Trailing Far Behind Biden

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President Trump's own campaign polling reportedly shows that Joe Biden leads by a significant margin.

According to The New York Times, President Donald Trump’s own campaign polling reveals that former Vice President Joe Biden has a healthy lead over Trump as the November election draws near.

  • The Times cited unnamed sources briefed on the figures in reporting that Trump 2020 campaign polling shows the president’s numbers taking a plunge.

  • Public polls have found the same, with some finding that the president trails Biden by double digits.

  • The newspaper cited “a Monmouth University poll published on Wednesday that showed Mr. Biden ahead by 11 percentage points.”

  • The Trump campaign reportedly has become concerned over Trump’s numbers in Ohio, Iowa and Arizona, where it cumulatively spent about $1.7 million on advertising over the past few weeks.

  • All three were states Trump carried easily over Hillary Clinton in 2016.

  • Trump campaign spokesperson Tim Murtaugh told The Times in a statement that the race remains highly competitive, writing: “Our internal data consistently shows the president running strong against a defined Joe Biden in all of our key states.”

  • However, Trump has expressed concern that his campaign is under-prepared for the election fight, The Times reported.

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