Pollster says 'it's certainly not looking good' for Trump ahead of 2020

Pollster Lee Miringoff on Wednesday cited recent election polling to question President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Post-Mueller, Trump has a good story to tell for 2020 MORE's chances of winning reelection of 2020.

"It's certainly not looking good for the president," Miringoff, the director of the Marist Poll, told Hill.TV's Jamal Simmons on "What America's Thinking." 

A new Emerson College poll found that former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenButtigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election This is the Joe Biden you rarely see Minorities, older adults push Biden to top of 2020 poll MORE, who has yet to announce he is running, beat Trump by 10 points in a hypothetical match-up, while candidates such as Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Minorities, older adults push Biden to top of 2020 poll The difference between good and bad tax reform MORE (D-Mass.), Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Meghan McCain: Bernie Sanders supporting prisoners being able to vote 'bats**t insane' MORE (I-Vt.), and Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda The Hill's Morning Report - Will Joe Biden's unifying strategy work? K Street support to test Buttigieg MORE (D-Calif.) defeated Trump within the margin of error. 

"When people ask about are you definitely going to vote for him, are you definitely going to vote against him, realistically, you got to be at least in the 40s, mid-40s on that question, and he's sort of in the low 40s," he continued. 

"As far as his reelection prospects right now, they are in some jeopardy, and that's on the big assumption that he runs," he said. 

A new Hill-HarrisX poll shows Trump's approval rating at 45 percent. 

— Julia Manchester