Hypothetical matchups show Trump leading in key swing states

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Polling from The New York Times and Siena College shows former President Donald Trump holds an edge over President Joe Biden in a series of hypothetical matchups among registered voters in four key swing states.

According to the poll, the results show Biden losing to Trump by margins of four to 10 percentage points among registered voters in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada and Pennsylvania.

Chuck Coughlin, President of Highground Inc., joined Arizona Horizon to explain why this may be.

“The first thing to point out on any poll is that it’s a snapshot in time,” Coughlin said. “It is a year out from the cycle, so let’s look at what’s happening today.”

Coughlin explains that one reason many Americans are not enthused about President Biden’s candidacy is his age.

“He’s got an age problem, I mean that’s common sense,” Coughlin said. “You’ve got mortgage and housing problems, food and fuel prices that are up; people want to see some benefit in the economy.”

Coughlin said the hope that someone else will run is why President Biden is not doing well in the polls. Black Americans and Hispanics are steering away from voting for President Biden too.

“We have a broken immigration system,” Coughlin said. “There’s massive amounts of frustration.”

According to Coughlin, he has never seen Trump get above 50 percent after the 2016 election.

Chuck Coughlin, President of Highground Inc.

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