Slate of Polls Show Trump Opening Firm Lead over Biden as General Election Begins

Former President Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee in 2024, has opened a consistent and firm lead over incumbent Democrat President Joe Biden to begin the general election season.

Several establishment media polls, from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal to CBS News and Fox News, show Trump ahead of Biden as more than a dozen states are set to join the more than half dozen that have already voted this coming Tuesday.

Trump can knock out his last remaining GOP primary field opponent, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, with a strong Super Tuesday performance. Haley herself has even framed Super Tuesday as her last stand, and if Trump sweeps the states voting this week—a strong possibility given the fact he has swept every state so far and the polling in these upcoming states suggests an even more dominant performance from him looms—she may just call it before Biden delivers his State of the Union address on Thursday evening in Congress.

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