The latest poll by CNN showed that Trump remains popular with the Republican rank and file despite state and federal charges against him.
According to the poll, Trump was 34 points ahead of his closest follower, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, with 52 percent of the Republican presidential candidates did not leave the clear hand. DeSantis is stuck at 18 percent.
Former Vice President Mike Pence and former US Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley follow DeSantis with 7 percent, businessperson Vivek Ramaswamy 6 percent, South Carolina Senator Tim Scott 3 percent, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie 2 percent, and the remaining other candidates. received 1 percent of the vote.
While 43 percent of those surveyed said they would “definitely” support Trump, 61 percent said they believed the former President would “very likely” run in the 2024 election as the Republican party presidential candidate.
Most respondents indicated that they felt that the charges against Trump were not related to his ability to serve as president, and that they were not seriously concerned about the impact of such charges on Trump’s eligibility.
Only 16 percent of those polled said they would never vote for Trump in the primary election, due to his role in the January 6 Congressional raid.
The CNN poll was conducted August 25-31 among 1503 adults nationally, 784 Republicans and Republican-leaning independents registered to vote.