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Debate preview: Trump’s Goldilocks policies leave little room for his Republican debate opponents to OUTFLANK him on abortion, immigration or Social Security, according to exclusive poll

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Voters who will make the first call in the battle for the 2024 Republican nomination say Donald Trump’s policies on everything from abortion to immigration to gender ideology are ‘about right according to a new poll by DailyMail.com.

It shows just how much his opponents will face on Wednesday, when they meet for the first debate of the race and try to reclaim the absentee favorite.

Only 13% think Trump is “too liberal” on abortion; nine percent think he is too liberal on immigration; and only six percent think it’s too lenient on Social Security.

That means rivals like Florida Governor Ron DeSantis or Sen. Tim Scott have little room to outflank him on the right, even on issues where Trump takes an untraditional line for a conservative.

And that might explain why DeSantis struggled to find traction with a campaign that emphasized a war on revival.

JL Partners interviewed 600 likely Republican caucus attendees in Iowa from Aug. 2-7. The results have a margin of error of +/- four percent.

Former President Donald Trump has said he will not participate in Wednesday's debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  This leaves it up to the other candidates to control his lead.

Former President Donald Trump has said he will not participate in Wednesday’s debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This leaves it up to the other candidates to control his lead.

“Wednesday’s debate participants will have Trump in their sights – whether he’s there or not,” said James Johnson, co-founder of JL Partners who conducted the poll.

“One line of attack that we know candidates are looking for is to attack the former president from the right on issues like abortion, trans or social security. But Trump has a defensive wall against voters. .

His company interviewed 600 likely Republican caucus attendees in Iowa Aug. 2-7.

The state is crucial to candidates’ chances and can make or break a campaign. He will be the first to choose a preferred candidate at the Republican rally or “caucus” on January 15.

“The overwhelming majority of Republican voters believe Trump has the right approach on these issues – with only a very small number saying he is either too liberal or too conservative on these issues,” Johnson said. .

“Whether they come from the left or the right, the other candidates’ jabs at Trump’s policy positions are unlikely to succeed.”

The results show a majority think Trump’s positions are about right on five key issues.

Its weakest area is “gender ideology”. Some 16 percent consider it too liberal.

Florida Governor and 2024 presidential candidate Ron DeSantis poses with fans at the Iowa State Fair.

Senator Tim Scott talks to attendees at a presidential campaign event hosted by the Story County, Iowa Republican Party in Cambridge, Iowa.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (left) and Sen. Tim Scott hope Wednesday’s debate will help them take a clear second place, positioning them as the best bet to beat Trump.

JL Partners interviewed 600 likely Republican caucus attendees in Iowa from Aug. 2-7.  The results have a margin of error of +/- four percent.

JL Partners interviewed 600 likely Republican caucus attendees in Iowa from Aug. 2-7. The results have a margin of error of +/- four percent.

But when it comes to Social Security, only 6% think Trump is too liberal. This suggests that it is people like DeSantis, who take the traditional conservative stance on cutting social entitlements as part of a package of spending cuts, who are most vulnerable.

The results illustrate how Trump managed to win over a large part of the Republican base.

And on an issue like abortion, that suggests his strategy of veering left while touting his conservative credentials is working.

He frequently reminds voters that he is responsible for appointing the three conservative Supreme Court justices who provided the deciding votes to overturn Roe v Wade, effectively ending the constitutional right to abortion.

But at the same time, he tried to dodge the issue in the Republican primary and suggested that Florida’s new six-week abortion ban was “too harsh”.

DailyMail.com polls suggest it has helped her take an extraordinary lead among Republican women in crucial early states. In New Hampshire, he’s 26 points ahead of DeSantis in the women’s, to nine points in the men’s.

He explained his approach during a Fox News town hall event, when he said ideological purity was less important than winning an election.

Former Vice President Mike Pence has launched an attack on Trump's reluctance to back a federal abortion ban, but analysts say he has struggled to gain traction.

Former Vice President Mike Pence has launched an attack on Trump’s reluctance to back a federal abortion ban, but analysts say he has struggled to gain traction.

Data from a three-state poll shows Donald Trump has a much bigger lead among women in a face-off with Ron DeSantis than among men.

Data from a three-state poll shows Donald Trump has a much bigger lead among women in a face-off with Ron DeSantis than among men.

“I’m part of the Ronald Reagan school in terms of exemptions, where there’s mother life and rape and incest,” he told host Sean Hannity.

“For me it’s something that works very well and probably for 80, 85 percent because don’t forget we have to win the election.”

Former Vice President Mike Pence has previously indicated that during the debate he considered criticizing Trump for not supporting a federal ban on abortion.

But those problems are only part of the problem for Trump’s opponents, according to Larry Jacobs, director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota.

He said Trump’s rejection of the political status quo and the Washington establishment was central to his appeal.

“He’s a really tough candidate to beat for someone like DeSantis or some of the others,” he said.

At the same time, he appeared to be in tune with his supporters on key policy areas such as abortion.

“You would think this is an issue Trump is going to grapple with. Mike Pence tried to win on that and it didn’t work,” he said.

“Trump has been careful with his language despite, you know, sometimes what seems like wild rhetoric.” He shows real ease with blunt areas where he could be out of step with Republicans.

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