MOMENTUM: Trump Leaps To Five Point Lead Over Hillary in New Rasmussen Poll

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The newest poll from Rasmussen shows Donald Trump with a five point lead over Hillary. It’s more proof that Trump’s hard work over the last few weeks is paying off big time.

From the report:

White House Watch: Trump 44%, Clinton 39%, Johnson 8%, Stein 2%

With the first presidential debate coming on Monday, Donald Trump has moved to a five-point lead over Hillary Clinton, his biggest advantage since mid-July.

The latest Rasmussen Reports weekly White House Watch telephone and online survey finds Trump with 44% support among Likely U.S. Voters to Clinton’s 39%. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson earns eight percent (8%) of the vote, while Green Party nominee Jill Stein holds steady at two percent (2%). Three percent (3%) like some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are still undecided.

Last week, the Republican nominee edged ahead of his Democratic rival 42% to 40% after trailing her by four points the week before. Trump’s total this week ties his highest ever level of support from two months ago.

Trump (76%) and Clinton (75%) earn comparable support from voters in their own party. Fourteen percent (14%) of Democrats prefer Trump, while 10% of Republicans join former President George H.W. Bush in supporting Clinton. But Trump has a commanding 45% to 27% lead this week among voters not affiliated with either major political party.

Remember, just a few weeks ago Democrats thought Hillary was going to walk away with the election.

Now Trump has all the momentum on his side.

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