New Poll says a majority of voters think Obama would have handled the coronavirus better than Trump


A majority of registered voters said they think that former President Obama would do a better job at handling the coronavirus pandemic than President Trump, according to a Politico-Morning Consult poll released on Wednesday.

That same group of respondents said they think that Trump is being a better leader during the outbreak than former Vice President Biden, who is the front-runner for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.

In the new poll, 52 percent of the survey’s 1,990 respondents said they believed that Obama would be a better leader than Trump during the ongoing pandemic, compared to the 38 percent who said they thought Trump is the better leader.

On a different question, 44 percent said they thought that Trump would be the better leader when compared to Biden, who got 36 percent support from the respondents.

The poll also asked voters about their overall thoughts regarding the president’s job performance.

A majority of voters, 54 percent, said they disapproved of Trump’s job perfo... (Read more)

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