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- A new poll from Emerson College shows President Donald Trump beating Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren as well as South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in head-to-head matchups.
- The poll also shows Trump losing to Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden.
- Trump is coming off another poll showing all-time job approval ratings as well.
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President Donald Trump is poised to beat a handful of top-tier Democratic presidential candidates in the 2020 election, while losing to others, according to a new poll of head-to-head matchups.
The latest poll from Emerson College is yet another reflecting positively for Trump, who has a number of advantages and disadvantages going into the 2020 election as nearly two dozen Democrats are all vying to unseat him from the White House.
Trump edges out several candidates 51-49, including rising Democratic stars such as Sen. Kamala Harris of California, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
The race gets tougher for Trump when facing former Vice President Joe Biden, who according to the poll would beat the incumbent Republican 53-47. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont also wins a head-to-head matchup 51% to Trump’s 49%.
The poll also gave Trump a decisive edge over his Republican primary challenger in former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, leading the former Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee 91-9.
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Trump is benefiting from a handful of positive polling in recent weeks, including a Washington Post/ABC News poll showing all-time high approval ratings.
The Trump reelection campaign is also flush with cash while Democrats are busy in a neck-and-neck primary fight for the next several months and well into 2020.
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