More than half of Americans are uninterested in keeping President Trump around for a second term, according to a new poll. But to be fair, considering his historically low approval ratings, this is not that surprising.
But what is surprising is who Americans want as the next president — and who they don’t.
A recent Quinnipiac poll says that more Americans would vote for former vice president Joe Biden if he ran for president. It certainly wouldn’t be a landslide win: 48 percent of respondents said they’d pick Biden, while 44 percent said they wouldn’t be inclined to vote for him.
Biden has not ruled out running in 2020, after opting not to enter the race in 2016, citing the death of his son Beau Biden and a need to focus on family. But, if elected, Biden would be 78 years old when entering the White House. The former vice president ranks at No. 2 behind Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on The Fix’s list of top 2020 contenders.
While Biden is No. 2 on the list, it’s not as firmly as before, after a recent spate of sexual harassment allegations against politicians — and the reevaluation of past allegations — put Biden’s handling of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings back in the spotlight, Aaron Blake reported.