Fox News polls show that Trump is now deeply unpopular and will lose the 2020 election

Fox News polls show that Trump is now deeply unpopular and will lose the 2020 election

Two Fox News polls have found that Donald Trump disapproval rating has soared and that he would lose to at least four of his major Democratic opponents in the 2020 election.

In a poll published by Fox on Thursday, the broadcaster, which is one of the biggest supporters of the president and his policies, found that his disapproval rating had jumped to 56 per cent.

This was a reported 5 per cent increase from a poll that Fox conducted in July. The only time the rating was ever higher was in October 2017 when it peaked at 57 per cent.

The Hillreports that 1,013 registered voters were a part of the survey and were quizzed between the dates of August 11 and August 13.

As always there is a margin for error in any poll but details found that a high of 54 per cent white men now disapprove of Trump and his antics, especially his lacklustre response to the two mass shootings on the same day which claimed the lives of 31 people.

Only 37 per cent of those surveyed were happy with Trump's response and 46 per cent felt that his administration had made the country a more unsafe place to live. 59 per cent were also unhappy with the way things are going in the country.

If that wasn't bad enough for Trump, anotherFox News poll indicates that he is likely to get trounced in next years presidential election should he end up facing one of the top four Democrats currently in the race.

According to the results of the above poll, Trump would lose to Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris were he to face them in 2020, with Biden holding the biggest lead of 12 points over the president.

Once again, there is a margin for error in a poll like this but it would make stark reading for Trump, given that they are likely to be his opponents come late next year, unless those on the outskirts like Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, Marianne Williamson or Cory Booker make an incredible surge in the polls.

Chris Anderson, the Democratic pollster who conducts Fox News Poll, alongside Republican Daron Shaw, is quoted as saying:

Biden and Sanders have held sizable leads over Trump before. But this is the first time our poll results give Warren and Harris the chance to stake a claim to an electability argument as well.

Shaw added:

So much can happen in a day, let alone 14 months. But the president’s inability to capitalise on the strong economy, especially among independents, has to concern the White House.

HT The Hill

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