Poll: Trump trounces Kasich, Flake in hypothetical NH primary matchups

Poll: Trump trounces Kasich, Flake in hypothetical NH primary matchups

President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE trounced Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake urges Republicans to condemn 'vile and offensive' Trump tweets Flake responds to Trump, Jimmy Carter barbs: 'We need to stop trying to disqualify each other' Jeff Flake responds to Trump's 'greener pastures' dig on former GOP lawmakers MORE (R-Ariz.) and others in hypothetical New Hampshire presidential primary matchups, according to a new Suffolk University poll.

Roughly 68 percent of voters polled said they favored Trump over Kasich, who garnered support from 23 percent of voters. 

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Trump also beat out Flake, with 72 percent of voters favoring Trump, and 15 percent of voters favoring Flake. 

Kasich and Flake have been two of Trump's most outspoken critics in the Republican Party, and speculation has swirled around the two launching presidential bids to challenge Trump for the Republican nomination. 

The Ohio governor has proved to be a thorn in the administration's side, taking opposing stances on issues such as health care and immigration. 

Flake publicly ripped into Trump and compared his rhetoric to that of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin earlier this year. 

Kasich and Flake have both lamented the current state of the GOP under Trump, publicly questioning if there is room for them in the party. 

The poll also looked at hypothetical matchups between Trump and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Media cried wolf: Calling every Republican a racist lost its bite Rubio criticizes reporters, Democrat for racism accusations against McCain MORE (R-Fla.), as well as Trump and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyTrump steps up attacks on 'Squad' after post-rally furor Media cried wolf: Calling every Republican a racist lost its bite GOP rattled by Trump rally MORE, who's currently running for a Utah Senate seat. In both cases, Trump also handily wins: 66 percent of voters favored Trump over Rubio, while 63 percent favored him over Romney, according to the poll. 

The poll was conducted among 800 likely New Hampshire general election voters April 26-30. 

The margin of error is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.