Poll: Trump trails several possible 2020 Dem opponents

Poll: Trump trails several possible 2020 Dem opponents
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senator introduces bill to hold online platforms liable for political bias Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally Rubio responds to journalist who called it 'strange' to see him at Trump rally MORE lags behind several prominent Democrats, including many of the declared contenders for the 2020 nomination, in a new poll from a left-leaning outlet.

In the survey from Public Policy Polling, Trump trails Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBiden, Sanders to be center stage at first debate Biden, Sanders to be center stage at first debate Poll: Six Dems lead Trump in Florida match-ups MORE (D-Calif.) by 7 percentage points, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rally Sanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rally Warren introduces universal child care legislation MORE (D-Mass.) by 6 percentage points and Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandOvernight Health Care: Democrats attack after Trump revives talk of ObamaCare replacement | Cruz, Ocasio-Cortez efforts on birth control face major obstacles | CVS investing M to fight teen e-cig use Overnight Health Care: Democrats attack after Trump revives talk of ObamaCare replacement | Cruz, Ocasio-Cortez efforts on birth control face major obstacles | CVS investing M to fight teen e-cig use Trump's 2020 campaign strategy is to be above the law MORE (D-N.Y.) by 5 percentage points.

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He also trails several top progressive leaders who are speculated to be considering 2020 bids but have not yet announced, including former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Five takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Sanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rally MORE by 12 points and Vermont Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Five takeaways from Trump's 2020 kickoff rally Sanders tears into Trump in response to campaign kickoff rally MORE (I) by 10 points.

“It really doesn’t matter which Democratic hopeful you test against him right now,” said PPP president Dean Debnam in a press release accompanying the poll. “Voters prefer any of them over Trump at halftime of his Presidency.” 

The same poll finds 45 percent of registered voters believing that Trump has committed a crime since launching his bid for president in 2015, and an additional 61 percent who say Trump should be impeached if the special counsel investigation headed by Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerKamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE turns up evidence of criminal activity by the president.

“We are still waiting on the findings of the Mueller investigation,” Debnam continued. “But voters are expecting him to find that Trump has committed crimes, and they want him to be prosecuted for them.”

PPP's poll surveyed 761 registered voters between Jan. 19-21 and carries a margin of error of plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.