TRUMP NARROWS GAP
TRUMP NARROWS GAP ON BIDEN IN POLLS
President Trump has been narrowing the gap in recent weeks with Democratic challenger Joe Biden,
Both in national polling and in some key battlegrounds
A development his new campaign manager is crediting in part to his relaunched coronavirus briefings.
This is not to say the president is in comeback territory.
His approval ratings remain deeply underwater, and he’s trailed Biden in virtually every national poll since the beginning of the year,
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, racial unrest and more presented an unprecedented test to his presidency.
The latest RealClearPolitics national polling average, though, shows Trump trailing Biden by just over six points,
Compared with nine points a month ago.
More significantly, the race is tightening in some key swing states.
In Florida, Biden is leading by four points, according to the RCP average, down from roughly eight points in late July.