Fifty-seven percent of people said they disapprove of the president's handling of his job, while 5% said they have no opinion. The mark is the lowest it has been since January 2019 and is on par with the approval ratings Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush had at this point before losing their re-election bids. Over the same time, America First Action, a super PAC supporting Trump, spent about USD5 million on ads with similar messages.
Trump was criticized for insufficiently addressing Floyd's death in the immediate aftermath of the killing, and frustration with his response escalated as he increasingly advocated the use of police and military force to stamp out incidents of looting and rioting that accompanied some protests in cities across the country, including in Washington.
"CNN Polls are as Fake as their Reporting". More than two-thirds say the justice system favors whites over blacks, up from 52% in 2016. Americans now consider race relations as important a campaign issue as the economy and health care, according to the survey.
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Gary Peters (D) leading John James (D) in Michigan's U.S. Senate race, 51% to 36%.
Of the 55 per cent of respondents who said they would vote for Biden if he were up against Trump in November, 60 per cent said they were casting their ballot more against Trump than for the former vice president.
"It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded", Biden said in a statement, "and I am proud to say that we are going into this general election a united party".
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Anthony Rapp used the opportunity to promote GLAAD and some organizations that support Black trans people. In 2018, Rowling faced flak for liking a tweet that called trans women "men in dresses".
The results of the poll come as Trump has seen several well-known Republicans publicly express their disapproval of the president, with some saying they would not support his reelection. The Democrat candidate had 49 per cent support, with 42 per cent for Trump. "Biden, meanwhile, reached at least 50% in three live interview polls this past week".
The poll also found Biden with double digit leads among African American voters, 82% to 9%, Latinos, 57% to 33%, voters 18 to 34, 54% to 35%, whites with college degrees and independents, 45% to 35%. The most recent Fox News poll showed Trump particularly vulnerable in key swing states he won in 2016. His signature rallies had been frozen for months, and his cash advantage over Biden, while vast, wasn't growing as quickly as hoped because the pandemic put a halt to high-dollar fundraisers.
Along with a sizeable number of voters, Trump has also lost the support of his predecessors, if he ever had it.
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In a statement, the authors of the study apologised to the editors and readers for any "embarrassment or inconvenience caused". The study was then retracted on Thursday after its authors said they were unsure about its data.
In 2016, Mrs Clinton's disapproval ratings were almost as high as Mr Trump's, and voters who disliked both candidates largely broke for the latter. 'Same numbers, and worse, against Crooked Hillary.