As the ever-expanding impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump’s corrupt presidency continues to give more and more Americans most reasons to vote for someone else in next year’s presidential election, a new poll shows the three Democratic contenders for their party’s nomination have double digit leads over the troubled incumbent.
Former vice president Joe Biden lads by 17 percentage points, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) is up by 15 points Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at 14.
This latest Washington Post-ABC News poll shows 58 percent of voters in America disapprove of Trump with only 7 percent supporting him.
The new poll shows more and more independent voters — the voting bloc that could decide the election — are shifting away from Trump.
If this trend continues, the eventual Democratic nominee for president could top Hillary Clinton’s three-million vote popular vote margin over Trump in 2016 but American presidential elections are decided in the electoral college and the race remains close in Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin — the swing states that gave him the upset win in the election three years ago.
It is also important to remember that we are still a year away from the election. A lot can, and probably will, change in the next 12 months but the primary “wild card” this time is the impeachment. While public hearings are expected to build a stronger case on his corruption, he still will be tried in a GOP controlled Senate that falls more than 20 votes short of a removal from office.
Failure in the impeachment trial could spur support for Trump, even if the facts suggest history will portray him as one of the most corrupt presidents in American history.
In America today, facts no longer matter. A disturbing number of voters respond more to hype and their president of choice is the master of hyperbole — Donald John Trump.
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