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Biden might be cruising in the polls, but here’s how he’ll be Trumped

Voters still put stock in the president’s handling of the economy, while Uncle Joe’s leftist agenda faces hurdles

Tom Rees and James Titcomb

Joe Biden is riding high in the polls with 10 weeks to go before the US election – but one number will furrow brows in his camp more than any other.

Donald Trump is given a big thumbs-down on his handling of Covid-19, foreign policy, the direction of the country and overall job approval. But even during the biggest economic crisis in living memory, Americans back his captaining of the US economy.

Trump’s economy approval rating remains in positive territory at +8, according to YouGov. More concerning still for Camp Biden is that just 34% of Americans believe the economy would get better under his presidency. A total of 39% fear it would get worse...

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