NBC News ran a segment on Sunday that should have former President Donald Trump jumping for joy.


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During Kristen Welker’s “Meet the Press” program, the network’s political analyst noted how underwater Biden is at this stage of his presidency, in terms of approval, compared to several recent presidents dating back to George H. W. Bush:

Here’s the breakdown:

— H.W. Bush: 43%

— Clinton: 52%

— W. Bush: 50%

— Obama: 49%

— Trump: 46%

— Biden: 42%

Trump is also outpolling Biden in terms of how voters feel both men can handle the day’s most important issues:

NBC POLL: WHICH CANDIDATE IS BETTER….?

— Handling a crisis: Trump +4

— Strong record as president: Trump +7

— Competent and effective: Trump +9

— Necessary mental and physical health: Trump +19

— Dealing with inflation and cost of living: Trump +22

Separately, CNN ran a segment noting that Trump is more popular today than he was in 2020, and more so than Biden:

Trump appears well on his way to another term, but with several months left before early voting begins, much could change.


Disclaimer: This article may contain commentary which reflects the author’s opinion.