Former President Donald Trump has moved into his biggest 2024 lead yet over President Joe Biden as voters appear unconcerned about his legal woes.
In the just-released Rasmussen Reports survey, Trump moved ahead of Biden 47%-40% with support from women and independents.
Trump was trailing Biden 42%-45% in February, the last time the national polling firm conducted a 2024 head-to-head survey. Trump announced his candidacy in November.
Wednesday’s survey is the first 2024 general election testing since the Manhattan hush money indictment against the 45th president was released last week. It was conducted before Tuesday’s hearing, during which Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 counts.
In a tweet on Wednesday teasing the results, Rasmussen showed its February numbers and wrote, “Reversal of Fortune — Massive Strategic Backfire.” Read more…