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 TrumpFed saw risks to US economy fading before coronavirus spread quickened Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Britain announces immigration policy barring unskilled migrants 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 BidenJoe BidenBiden leads Sanders by single digits in South Carolina: poll Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Biden will go after Bloomberg, Sanders at Las Vegas debate, aides say 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 WarrenBiden leads Sanders by single digits in South Carolina: poll 2020 Democratic candidates support Las Vegas casino workers on debate day Sanders takes lead in new Hill/HarrisX poll MORE (D-Mass.), Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden leads Sanders by single digits in South Carolina: poll Pro-Trump super PAC hits Biden with new Spanish-language ad in Nevada Biden will go after Bloomberg, Sanders at Las Vegas debate, aides say MORE (I-Vt.), and Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisDemocratic senators ask DOJ watchdog to expand Giuliani probe CNN signs Andrew Yang as contributor How the media fall in and out of love with candidates 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