The New Bloomberg Poll Should Scare the Crap Out of the GOP

Hillary Clinton has a double digit lead against Donald Trump in the latest Bloomberg poll. And there is data in the poll that should scare the crap out of the GOP. In the poll, Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton the questions of who would better be able to handle terrorism and who would be better at combating terrorism.

The polling comes after Orlando and is done by the highly respected Ann Selzer.

One bit of positive news for Trump in the results is that he narrowly edges out Clinton, 45 percent to 41 percent, when those surveyed were asked which candidate they would have more confidence in if a similar attack to the one in Florida took place a year from now. The violence left 49 victims dead, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
Fifty percent to 45 percent, Trump is also viewed as stronger among likely voters in combating terrorist threats at home and abroad.

So consider that. Donald Trump is beating Hillary Clinton on the issue of terrorism after Orlando, but Hillary Clinton still has a double digit lead over Trump. That suggests Trump has fundamental problems.

Republicans have every reason to be nervous about this.

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