National: Plurality thinks the news media fabricate news stories about Trump, voters slightly disapprove by Morning Consult

Nearly half of voters, 46%, believe the news media fabricate news stories about President Donald Trump and his administration. Just 37% of voters think the media do not fabricate stories, the poll shows, while the remaining 17% are undecided.

More than three-quarters of Republican voters, 76 percent, think the news media invent stories about Trump and his administration, compared with only 11 percent who don’t think so. Among Democrats, one-in-five think the media make up stories, but a 65 percent majority think they do not. Forty-four percent of independent voters think the media make up stories about Trump, and 31 percent think they do not.

Among the voters who strongly approve of Trump’s job performance in the poll, 85 percent believe the media fabricate stories about the president and his administration.

President Donald Trump job approval:
DEM: 15/81
GOP: 81/17
IND: 38/53

Overall: 44.7/51.2






National: Voters slightly disapprove; President Trump would trail Biden, tie Warren and lead Cuban by Emerson

A new Emerson College national poll finds President Donald Trump with a 44% job
approval rating with registered voters and a 50% disapproval rating. The President has seen a 7 point drop from Emerson’s last National poll in February when 48% approve/47% disapproved of the President’s job performance. Similarly, 40% said the country was headed in the right direction while 50% said we were headed in the wrong direction. Voters are split on who is more truthful – Donald Trump or the news media. 51% of registered voters opted for news media versus 49% who side with Trump, a statistical dead heat


Joe Biden 51%
President Trump 42%

President Trump 44%
Elizabeth Warren 44%

President Trump 43%
Mark Cuban 36%



NH: Bernie Sanders is the early frontrunner by UNH

hile nearly all likely DemocraƟc primary voters are sƟll trying to make up their minds in the 2020 New Hampshire Presidential Primary, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, and Elizabeth Warren are the early frontrunners!

They also asked an open-ended question of preferences without providing any names. The results:

Sanders – 14%
Clinton – 05%
Biden – 05%
Warren – 04%
Joe Kennedy III – 03%
Others – 10%
Undecided/Refuses – 58%

And here are the crosstabs on the DEM primary matchup:

Democrats: Sanders +9
Independents: Sanders +9
Liberal: Sanders +9
Moderate: Sanders +6
Conservative: Biden +11
Age 18-34: Sanders +6
Age 35-49: Sanders +7
Age 50-64: Sanders +15
Age 65+: Warren +3 (over Biden)
Men: Sanders +8
Women: Sanders +7
1st CD: Sanders +13
2nd CD: Biden/Sanders tie

Also Warren has a big gender gap. She’s at 06% among men and 18% among women.
She also does much better among olds than youngs, in an inversion of the support for Sanders. She’s at 27% among those over 65, and only 12% among those under 35.

Sanders: 31%
Biden: 24%
Warren: 13%
Booker: 06%
O’Malley: 03%
Hickenlooper: 02%
Zuckerberg: 02%
Harris: 01%
Ryan: 01%
Klobuchar: 01%
Gillibrand: 01%


National: Voters split about Trump; Trump trails Biden, Obama, Sanders; tied with Booker, Clinton, Warren and leads Gillibrand and Harris by PPP

President Donald Trump favorability:
DEM: 17/83
GOP: 81/19
IND: 49/51

Overall: 48.0/52


President Donald Trump job approval:
DEM: 17/83
GOP: 84/16
IND: 50/50

Overall: 48.8/51.2


Joe Biden against President Trump:
DEM: 83/12
GOP: 16/78
IND: 50/39

Overall: 50.7/42.2


Cory Booker against President Trump:
DEM: 77/12
GOP: 12/76
IND: 41/40

Overall: 44.3/41.8


Hillary Clinton against President Trump:
DEM: 80/13
GOP: 11/81
IND: 38/41

Overall: 44.2/44.1


Kristen Gillibrand against President Trump:
DEM: 71/12
GOP: 09/78
IND: 37/36

Overall: 40.0/41.2


Kamala Harris against President Trump:
DEM: 71/12
GOP: 09/79
IND: 34/38

Overall: 39.0/42.2


Michelle Obama against President Trump:
DEM: 84/11
GOP: 13/79
IND: 46/40

Overall: 48.7/42.4


Bernie Sanders against President Trump:
DEM: 81/10
GOP: 13/78
IND: 52/39

Overall: 49.5/41.4


Elizabeth Warren against President Trump:
DEM: 78/11
GOP: 12/80
IND: 42/41

Overall: 45.0/43.1