WASHINGTON – In the wake of historic civil unrest, President Trump appointed a pollster Monday to review a CNN poll that rated him at just 38 percent approval rating, the worst since January 2019.
This is the analysis of longtime GOP pollster John McLaughlin Trump shared on Twitter, CNN has deliberately accused Republicans of voting and is likely to vote on what he said was an attempt to suppress the president’s supporters.
“They are constantly voting for adults or voters who vote for them,” McLaughlin wrote in a letter addressed to Trump on Monday.
“So instead of the 33% Republican turnout in 2020, they only vote 26%, 25% or 24% of Republicans,” he continued, according to a CBS News poll recently found by CNN. Very tight race Between Trump and Democratic opponent Joe Biden.
“The pro appears to be a deliberate strategy to suppress your vote,” McLaughlin added, later accusing the liberal television network of creating a referendum “to make an anti-Trump decision.”
In a tweet sharing McLaughlin’s analysis, Trump accused CNN of trying to reduce excitement ahead of the November general election.
“I have retained the highly respected pollster McLaughlin & Associates for analyzing today’s CNN poll (and others), which I felt was fake based on the incredible enthusiasm we receive,” Trump tweeted.
“Read the analysis for yourself. This is what they and others did when we defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016. They are called SUPPRESSION POLLS, and they are put out to ease the excitement. Despite 3 ½ years of Fake Witch Hunts, we are winning and we will close it on November 3rd! ”He continued.
CNN’s opinion poll was found on Monday Only 38 percent of the population Amidst nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd and the unprecedented unemployment caused by the coronavirus epidemic, a 7-point drop last month has been endorsed by Trump’s handling of the presidency.
Trump backed Biden by 14 points, the largest gap to date.
But of the 1,259 people interviewed, only 25 percent of those polled were Republicans, 32 percent who described themselves as Democrats, and 44 percent who described themselves as independents or members of another party.
McLaughlin said the referendum was held between June 2-5, before Friday’s announcement that it had added 2.5 million jobs to the economy in May, defying economists’ forecasts.