Trump 'unlikely' to face primary challenger, says pollster

It is unlikely that President TrumpDonald John TrumpMcCabe says he was fired because he 'opened a case against' Trump McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with US intel on North Korea McCabe: Trump talked to me about his election victory during 'bizarre' job interview MORE will see a Republican challenger in 2020, HarrisX CEO Dritan Nesho said in an interview that aired Tuesday on Hill.TV's "What America's Thinking."

"Consistently, six out of 10 to seven out of 10 Republicans pick Trump over any of the other names," Nesho told Hill.TV's Joe Concha, referring to those, including outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeTrump suggests Heller lost reelection bid because he was 'hostile' during 2016 presidential campaign Live coverage: Trump delivers State of the Union Sasse’s jabs at Trump spark talk of primary challenger MORE (R-Ariz.), and Sen. Ben SasseBenjamin (Ben) Eric SasseOvernight Health Care — Sponsored by America's 340B Hospitals — Push for cosponsors for new 'Medicare for all' bill | Court lets Dems defend ObamaCare | Flu season not as severe as last year, CDC says Senate approves border bill that prevents shutdown The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Lawmakers scramble as shutdown deadline nears MORE (R-Neb.), who have been floated as potential GOP challengers. 

"So it's very, very unlikely that he will face a primary challenger, and even though independents and Democrats might have slightly different preferences, that doesn't matter," he continued. "It's ultimately registered Republicans that will decide that question." 

"I think Trump is safe heading into 2020, and frankly, it's his party," he said. 

Trump still enjoys widespread popularity among Republican voters nearly two years into his tenure in office. 

Gallup found last week in its weekly tracking poll on the president's approval rating that 90 percent of Republicans approve of Trump's performance in office. 

— Julia Manchester