Trump polls keep rising despite impeachment: Ex-president expects biggest lead in 2024 over Biden in more than a year despite legal troubles surrounding him
- A new White House poll in 2024 shows former President Donald Trump has the most lead over President Joe Biden in more than a year.
- A Rasmussen Reports poll released Wednesday gives Trump a seven-point advantage over Biden, 47 percent to the Democrats’ 40 percent.
- Most of the new poll was taken after Trump was impeached on Thursday, showing his legal troubles may not hurt his political support
A new White House poll in 2024 shows former President Donald Trump with the most lead over President Joe Biden in more than a year.
Scan Rasmussen Reports Released on Wednesday gives Trump a seven-point advantage over Biden, as most respondents were polled after the former president was impeached on Thursday.
In the general election matchup, 47 percent of likely US voters said they would choose Trump, while 40 percent said Biden.
This is an early sign that Trump may be able to capitalize on his legal troubles, as Republican voters are, at this point, sticking to his side.
The new Rasmussen poll showed Trump would have the support of 83% of Republicans and 44% of independents.
A new 2024 White House poll shows former President Donald Trump (pictured) making his biggest lead against President Joe Biden in more than a year.
Even 17 percent of Democrats told pollsters they would choose the former president.
Biden, who has not been charged with a series of state crimes, is receiving less support from his own party and from independents.
Respondents found that 70 percent of Democrats said they would support the current incumbent of the White House, while 36 percent of independents said they support Biden.
He also has the support of 11 percent of Republicans.
Total, Real Clear Politics poll average Puts Trump 1.8 points ahead of Biden in the general election matchup.
The last two polls for the 2024 general election, both conducted in April, show Trump ahead.
Trump was indicted on March 30 and charged with the crimes on Tuesday.
President Joe Biden trails both Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a new Rasmussen poll for the 2024 general election
The Republican announced his 2024 presidential ambitions in mid-November, while Biden has yet to formally bid for re-election.
For weeks, Trump allies have bragged that the indictment would help him politically, rallying the Republican base around the former president who protested the onslaught of investigations and calling them politically indicted.
In another sign of MAGA power, Florida Gov. Ron DeAntis is performing against Biden almost as well as Trump.
The Rasmussen poll shows DeSantis and Trump beating the Democratic president.
DeSantis beat Biden, 46 percent to 38 percent.
Pollsters found that the “only Trump” faction of GOP voters is about 10 percent Republicans, with those saying they would choose another candidate if DeSantis was the nominee in 2024.
Only 5 percent of Republicans said they would vote for a third party if Biden and Trump were the Democratic and Republican nominees.
Rasmussen polled 971 likely voters in the United States on March 30, the day Trump’s indictment was filed, as well as on April 2 and 3, giving it a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percent.