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Trump makes gains in battleground states as concern over Covid diminishes


Posted 5.25pm UK time

President Donald Trump’s approval rating has risen in six swing states over the last two weeks as voter concerns about the coronavirus have waned, a new poll shows.

While the boost still leaves Trump trailing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden — Biden is leading Trump 49 per cent to 46 per cent across the six states — a new CNBC/Change Research poll shows that 48 per cent of voters in the ‘battleground states’ approve of the job Trump is doing and 52 per cent disapprove, an improvement for the president over the 46 per cent who approved and 54 per cent who disapproved two weeks prior.

Read more from the National Review here.

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Edited by Kathy Gyngell

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