A column from New York by Herbert Bauernebel
Even according to the very Trump-friendly channel “Fox News“, the US president is ten percent behind the top Democrat among presidential candidates, Joe Biden.
Even Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders is nine percent ahead of Trump.
The horror numbers for Trump come before the official start of the election campaign on Tuesday in front of 20,000 supporters in Orlando (Florida).
The poll results are also disastrous in the swing states that will decide the election in 2020: There Trump is up to 17 percent behind Biden, as internal survey data revealed by US media show.
Trump snapped: He fired pollsters because of the media leaks.
Trump is at least outwardly optimistic: he will easily win the re-election because he made the USA “great”, he claims.
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Herbert Bauernebel has been a freelance U.S. correspondent in New York since 1999. He runs the information portal AmerikaReport.de with blogs, analyses and news – from “Breaking News” to political excitement, from trends from “Silicon Valley” to Wall Street.