Trump Crashing In States He Needs Most – As Biden Matches Clinton’s 2016 Margins | MSNBC

Trump Crashing In States He Needs Most – As Biden Matches Clinton’s 2016 Margins | MSNBC 1


New polls show Donald Trump trailing in key states he must win to hold the White House, with voting already underway in 43 states. A broad view of the evidence, however, shows both that Biden is “up” but the race is far from “over,” reports MSNBC’s Ari Melber, providing an election update and comparison to Biden’s standing compared to Hillary Clinton at the same point last cycle. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 10/12/2020
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Trump Crashing In States He Needs Most – As Biden Matches Clinton’s 2016 Margins | MSNBC

68 Comments on "Trump Crashing In States He Needs Most – As Biden Matches Clinton’s 2016 Margins | MSNBC"

  1. Trump doesn’t care, Eric Trump said his father doesn’t need this POTUS job, and he is losing money. SO, AMERICA should ” do him a favor” FIRE TRUMP!

    • Vote Trump 2020. We don’t want America to turn into a socialist country

    • wiremantw Freedom & Liberty Forever | October 12, 2020 at 11:06 PM | Reply

      @Tommygunn ggg Well you need to try looking up the American Total Deaths including all causes of deaths by each year and see just what the stats show you.
      FYI this so called Pandemic is pretty much fake!
      More Americans Die each day of Natural Causes than Covid19 takes per day. 1 month of natural Cause Deaths Total surpasses the total 9 months death count of Covid19 in America!
      Fact check me and open up your eyes to the truth while doing it.
      That Total National All inclusive Death Count would show an Astounding 200 plus increase but it does not? Why is that I asked myself?

    • Ingrid Wheeler | October 12, 2020 at 11:09 PM | Reply

      @wiremantw Freedom & Liberty Forever Nobody fails to see that trump is all about protecting trump. That said, a family or individual making $400 thousand a year is not worried about putting food on the table or keeping the rent paid and the lights on.

    • wiremantw Freedom & Liberty Forever | October 12, 2020 at 11:09 PM | Reply

      @Yroc 5000 Makes perfect common sense yet your unable to see how it works.
      Typical brain dead ignorant spoon fed moron democrat voter. Utopia is not a sidewalk tent city! That is all Democrats are able to create! Sidewalk tent cities.

  2. Polls are nice, but you MUST get out and VOTE!

  3. Don’t mess up this time America. Vote Kim Jong Donny and all of his ehablers out. Save this country.

    • The American people support Trump 100% Democrats support BLM LGBTQ and defunding the police 😳 👈😳

    • @William H Paul Weyrich wanted fewer people to vote for a simple reason: When more do, Republicans lose

      Nov 05, 2012 12:52pm Pacific Standard Time by Meteor Blades, Daily Kos Staff


      “Now many of our Christians have what I call the ‘goo-goo syndrome.’ Good government. They want everybody to vote. I don’t want everybody to vote. Elections are not won by a majority of people. They never have been from the beginning of our country, and they are not now. As a matter of fact our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down.” —Paul Weyrich, 1980

      Short version of that video: Stop them from voting and we win. Not exactly an original thought.

      In 1974, Paul Weyrich, who had the previous year co-founded the Heritage Foundation, founded the Committee for the Survival of a Free Congress. Its key purpose was to undermine the impact of liberal and labor groups that Weyrich and his compatriots were keeping conservatives from dominating the national legislature.

      One of his first targets was Pat Schroeder, the Coloradan whose campaign staff I had worked on in her first run for Congress in 1972. One of the tools he helped develop was the direct-mail campaign. And among his chief impacts has been making Republican senators more aggressive in fighting against liberal and so-called liberal nominees to the federal judiciary.

      As Josh Glasstetter at Rightwatch writes, the influential Weyrich, who died in 2008, had had his fingers in a lot of pies. A “founding father of the conservative movement,” he was involved in the creation of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the Moral Majority, the Council for National Policy, the Krieble Institute, and others.

      In 1984, he said: “We are different from previous generations of conservatives… We are no longer working to preserve the status quo. We are radicals, working to overturn the present power structure of this country.” Thus did the word “radical” get tainted by an extremist.

      Key to the success of the extremist conservative movement is suppression of the vote alluded to by Weyrich that Republicans have worked so diligently to implement in myriad forms, finding new pathways when any particular measure is blocked.

      Unlike the days of Jim Crow when a whole category of citizens was kept from voting by laws directly disenfranchising them, the more recent efforts have been adopted with a patina of fairness attached to them even though they are designed to keep people more likely to vote Democratic away from the polls. It’s all about shaving a couple or three percentage points off the totals. That can be enough in a battleground state like Ohio, Florida or Wisconsin to change the outcome. That is what the fights over voter-roll purges, overly restrictive voter-IDs, provisional balloting and early voting have been about.

      Paul Weyrich knew what he was saying three decades ago. Today, right this minute, Republican operatives who were just teenagers when he said it are carrying out his vision.

    • Vote Trump 2020. No Biden

    • Factsthat Hurtfeelings | October 12, 2020 at 11:04 PM | Reply

      I am for sale. Buy me a ps5 and I will vote for old joe. Upon proof of purchase I will cast my vote for old joe.

    • Yep Donny Diapers has to go he’s stinking up your government.

  4. “You can fool all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time”– Abraham Lincoln (a true President). We are entering the “can’t fool all of the people all of the time” phase of the presidency of Donald Trump (a complete psychotic fraud of a President).

  5. Biden and Harris want to make voting in this country a national holiday weekend every election year, as it should be.
    The long lines for voting in this country are a national disgrace. And we have the Republican party to blame for it.

  6. True, take nothing for granted. But there’s one factor unmentioned that can’t be accurately accounted for: the flat-out _enthusiasm_ for voting against the ogre, and the sooner the better. I, for one, can’t wait!

    • I know this is anecdotal and not statistical, and for the record, I don’t like it either. My sister admitted a couple of years go that she cast a blank ballot in 2016. She is casting a Trump ballot in 2020, “because [she] doesn’t like Trump, but [she] likes his policies.” Don’t forget that someone who does not like Trump, might still be voting for him for the first time

  7. Got to vote, people! We can’t put ourselves through this again!

  8. The election is rigged… unless I win.
    The news is fake… unless it’s flattering.
    Everything is a hoax… unless I tweet it.
    Nepotism is bad… unless it’s my family.
    I’m rich… but you can’t see my taxes.
    I’m smart… but you can’t see my grades.
    I’m successful… but my business fail.
    My staff is the best… until I fire them.
    I’m innocent… but I stop staff from testifying.

  9. Michael Humphrey | October 12, 2020 at 10:33 PM | Reply

    Again, this is why it’s important to vote. The polls do not always reflect the general public view or the electorate. Just turn up, turn out and vote.

  10. Guys, please vote. This isn’t Rep vs Dem, it hasn’t been since Trump got elected. This is Insanity vs Sanity now.

  11. one really important fact is in 2016, everyone thought Clinton was a sure win so a lot of people didnt bother voting. they wont make the same mistake this time around

    • Another one is that 2016 polls were blindsided by the difference in preference between lower-education votes (who respond less to polls) and higher-education voters. They’ve corrected for that in polling now, so the poll numbers are more real than in 2016. That said: NO ONE will do your job of voting for you. You need to do it. “Too Big to Rig” and “Too Real to Steal” are VERY VERY REAL. Vote.

    • Factsthat Hurtfeelings | October 12, 2020 at 11:02 PM | Reply

      I will vote Biden if you democrats deliver me a new PlayStation 5.

    • Matthew Ender They have not changed anything about their polling. They have admitted they cant poll Trump supporters correctly

    • That’s why I always think these polls do not do any good. They themselves can impact elections in a negative way. Now voters have learnt the lesson but I am worried this could be repeated again in the future

    • A large part of the opt out group were voters who usually vote Democratic but who wouldn’t vote for Hillary Clinton.

  12. There is a new cleansing product called VOTE. It is specifically designed to remove stubborn and nasty ORANGE stains..

  13. Lorraine Myers | October 12, 2020 at 10:37 PM | Reply

    Don’t leave it to someone else, that’s how we got stuck with the crash test dummy for stupid in the FIRST PLACE! Vote! Any way your state allows! Vote them out!

  14. Judges stopping the attempted voter suppression in Pennsylvania and Texas is good for democracy, but shouldn’t those responsible face consequences to deter others?

  15. Americans vote as if your life depends on voting out the Putin’s puppet out of office.

    • You actually said “Putin’s puppet”! How did that Russian collusion BS end up for you? It was proven to have NO evidence at all so hang onto it for President Trump’s next term as well. LMFAO

  16. Danny Rodriguez | October 12, 2020 at 10:42 PM | Reply

    We cannot risk a second Trump term


  17. Darryl English | October 12, 2020 at 10:45 PM | Reply

    Vote without fail. Vote early. Vote Blue. It’s time the Majority ruled in America again.

  18. The Party of Trump has to go if the country is to survive.

  19. People aren’t going to be conned and fooled this time. The entire government will go Democrat. Why would this happen? Because the Republicans FAILED at leadership.

  20. AMERICA is better without the lies and divisiveness. Send this GRIFTER FAMILY packing!

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