Biden hemorrhaging Trump voters who supported him in 2020

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EXCLUSIVE — President Joe Biden is losing support among voters who once backed his predecessor after flipping them two years ago.

A poll analyzing voters who supported former President Donald Trump in 2016 before casting a ballot for Biden in 2020 has found just 3 in 10 would back the incumbent again.

The poll, published by Republican public opinion research firm J. L. Partners, also found 1 in 5 of the same voters graded Biden as performing "very well" as president. Voters older than 65 were more critical of Biden, with 7% echoing the assessment.

J. L. Partners founder James Johnson, former British Prime Minister Theresa May's chief pollster, predicts that so-called purple voters will be pivotal in November's midterm elections and the next presidential cycle, estimating that approximately 4 million people are members of the group. For example, the poll found more than 1 in 4 planning to vote Republican this fall, prompted by liberal positions on the removal of statues and monuments, the use of gender pronouns, race protests, and cancel culture. About 68% remained committed to Democrats.

Johnson, too, attributes Biden's and Democrats' deteriorating purple voter support to disappointment over their handling of the economy and immigration policy as well as their promise to unite the country. Democrats retain their advantage over Republicans regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, pur... (Read more)