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Clinton Lags Behind On Trust But Leads On Issues

Clinton Lags Behind On Trust

With the campaigning gathering heat, Democratic presidential candidate Hilary Clinton’s advantage is shrinking when compared to Sanders from the same party. Off late Sanders has gone to make a double-digit lead over Clinton on trustworthiness and honesty putting down the strengths of Clinton to connect with the voters’ priorities. Though, Clinton leads the ABC News and Washington Post poll when it comes to handling individual issues. But when it comes to regulating banks and financial institutions there are exceptions. Clinton’s support is low while Sanders hit a high growing by 8 percent last month, turning to a 17 point gain with independents. On the contrary, Clinton was down by 19 points from 31 points.

The ABC Langer Research Associates has it that Sander now leads by 13 points as being honest and trustworthy than his Democratic opponent. This fact can be a disadvantage to Clinton as the Republicans will mention this at every given chance if Clinton becomes the nominee. Clinton is clearly down by 17 point lead she enjoyed last month. When it comes to attributes like trust to handling key issues, she secures a wider margin. Some of the other attribute leads include Clinton emerges 18 points more in trust to handle the economy, in health she leads by 21 points, on immigration issues she leads by 29 points, terrorism by 37 points and international crisis by 41 points. Clinton also has a 28 point advantage when it comes to better temperament and personality to shine as a president.

Regarding gender gap, Clinton takes a comfortable lead of 22 points over Sanders with women, and 16 points lead with men. The gender gap has been evident in the past but variable. Similarly, in the non-whites vs. white Clinton leads by 67-28 among non-whites and 45-43 among whites. Among Democrats, Clinton has a lead of 59-33 percent but among independents supporting Democratic, Party Sander leads 49-43 percent. Sander leads with liberals 53-43 percent. With Moderates Clinton leads with 21 points. Sanders seem to be popular with young adults. Clinton holds the reigns when it comes to people older than 40 with a lead of 65-23 percent.

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Participation For Fox News Debate

The Megyn Kelly debate is still awaiting confirmation from Republican presidential prospect Donald Trump after he openly admitted that the Fox News anchor is unprofessional. Answering questions of whether Trump will participate in the Thursday night debate, his manager Corey Lewandowski said to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, “He’s not afraid to take a question, Good Morning America” today.” He furthered that Megyn Kelly is obsessed with Trump and in such circumstances it is tough to have an honest debate. Trump decided not to participate in the Fox News debate after the conflict that widened just before the Iowa caucuses.

Lewandowski made it clear that Trump may not participate in the discussion. Meanwhile, Kelly said that the questions are tough, and Fox News is taking no efforts to bow out from this issues following Trump’s comment on women. While welcoming Trump to be part of the debate, Fox News spokesperson said that such action violates journalistic standards. He added, “We can’t give into terrorizations toward any of our employees.” The statement from Fox News also held the comments of Lewandowski stating that Kelly experienced a tough patch after the previous debate and didn’t want her to undergo similar situations.

After contemplating whether to attend the debate or not, Donald Trump initiated a Twitter poll on his participation in the debate. The way Trump initiated the polls on Twitter has come under sharp comments by the network. Meanwhile, Trump’s campaign manager said that the debate will have less audience if Trump is not part of the debate, enforcing his popularity.