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Six Months Out: Trump Leading Biden in Key Swing States Ahead of 2024 Election

Six Months Out: Trump Leading Biden in Key Swing States Ahead of 2024 Election

President Trump has seen promising leads from several recent polls, which show Joe Biden as highly unpopular, with a 55% job disapproval rating according to FiveThirtyEight recent polling. The Fmr. President is showing favorable leads in key swing states like Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Arizona.  President Trump is also leading in Georgia, a state he lost under alleged voter fraud in 2020.  Minnesota still swings left to President Biden however in the past few months President Trump has given Biden just a 2% lead as opposed to the 6% lead Biden enjoyed several months ago.

In FiveThirtyEight’s comprehensive polling data, President Trump leads Biden 2.6% in Wisconsin, 5.8% in Georgia, 3.1% in Arizona, 1.3% in Michigan, 1.8% in Pennsylvania, and 4.9% in Nevada.  Nationally, President Trump is doing just 0.7% better than President Biden however given the US Election system, the electoral college will be the deciding factor.  As it stands now, if polls hold up, using 270towin’s interactive electoral map President Trump would win the 2024 Presidential Election with 312 electoral votes, more than the 270 needed to win.  Being six months out, however, the election is still a coin toss but nonetheless, Biden’s Re-Election campaign needs to get into gear.

Both Presidents, Trump and Biden, recently visited Pennsylvania with President Trump showing huge crowds and Biden with scrawny attendance. In late April and earlier this month, the Fmr. President visited Michigan and Wisconsin to widen the leads his campaign has been seeing in

Presidential polls.  President Trump’s visits come between his court arrangements in New York.  Yesterday, President Trump, campaign staff, and his lawyers visited the New York Fire Dept. bringing pizza after day 10 of his trial.

The trial, The People of the State of New York v. Trump, includes 34 charges against the Fmr. President for alleged falsifying of business records to silence adult film actress Stormy Daniels, an accusation brought against him numerous times during his Presidency and conveniently brought to court during an election year.  The charges can carry up to 20 years if Trump is found guilty on five of the charges.  Despite a released statement by Stormy Daniels unequivocally denying the accusations, DA Alvin Bragg indicted the Fmr. President.  President Trump is also on civil trial with NY Attorney General Letitia James. Both trials President Trump has described as a “political witch hunt.”

During a rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, President Trump said, “There is no crime. I have a crooked judge. He’s a totally conflicted judge”.  For prior Truth Social posts and rally remarks, the judge in one of Trump’s cases said the Fmr. President violated his gag order and fined President Trump $90,000.

“I’ve got to do two of these things a day. You know why? Because I’m in New York all the time with the Biden trial,” he said. “It’s a fake trial. They do it to try and take your powers away, try and take your candidate away.” President Trump said at a rally in Freeland, Michigan.

It is ironic that as much as we pride ourselves as the bastion of freedom and democracy, we have a Presidential election in which the party in power is launching political attacks on its opposition, coordinating with liberal District Attorney’s and prosecution teams, and picking liberal judges with liberal districts to charge the Fmr. President in.  Before America lectures other nations on what is and isn’t a quality of a democratic nation, it must fix its own shortcomings.

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Benjamin Nguyen
Ben is a Junior at Lakota West High School.  There he serves as the Junior Class Representative of Student Government as well as plays for the Lakota West boys Tennis team.  This is his second year of Journalism and usually writes his passions and interests for the website.  He likes to talk politics, history, philosophy, and theology, as well as just casually talking with good friends.  He is South Vietnamese American, Christian, and 16 years old.  While Ben was born in Columbus, he considers his hometown Hamilton, OH, as he lived there for the first 10 years of his life.  

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