Trump gains ground in head-to-head match-ups against 2020 Democrats: poll

Trump gains ground in head-to-head match-ups against 2020 Democrats: poll
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The lead that some 2020 Democrats had in some polls in head-to-head matchups with President TrumpDonald TrumpWhite House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine Poll: 30 percent of GOP voters believe Trump will 'likely' be reinstated this year Black Secret Service agent told Trump it was offensive to hold rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth: report MORE has shrunk as the impeachment trial for the president has gotten underway in the Senate, according to a new poll.

An ABC News-Langer Research Associates poll released Monday found Trump trailing the top 2020 Democratic contenders by just a few percentage points in potential head-to-head White House match-ups, with former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenObama: Ensuring democracy 'continues to work effectively' keeps me 'up at night' New Jersey landlords prohibited from asking potential tenants about criminal records Overnight Defense: Pentagon pulling some air defense assets from Middle East | Dems introduce resolution apologizing to LGBT community for discrimination | White House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine MORE with the largest lead over Trump among registered voters by 4 percentage points (50 percent to 46 percent). In a previous ABC poll, Biden led the president by nearly 20 percentage points, 56 percent to 39.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill's Morning Report - ObamaCare here to stay Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle OVERNIGHT ENERGY:  EPA announces new clean air advisors after firing Trump appointees |  Senate confirms Biden pick for No. 2 role at Interior | Watchdog: Bureau of Land Management saw messaging failures, understaffing during pandemic MORE (I-Vt.) who has surged to the top of a number of polls in Iowa and New Hampshire as well as nationally, led Trump by just two points (49 percent to 47 percent) in a head-to-head match-up gauged by the poll. He previously led Trump by the same percentage as Biden in September, 56 percent to 39.


Other 2020 Democrats fared worse than the top two contenders: Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats have turned solidly against gas tax Overnight Health Care: Takeaways on the Supreme Court's Obamacare decision | COVID-19 cost 5.5 million years of American life | Biden administration investing billions in antiviral pills for COVID-19 Democratic senators press PhRMA over COVID-19 lobbying efforts  MORE (D-Mass.) tied Trump at 48 percent among respondents, while former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegHigh-speed rail getting last minute push in Congress Buttigieg: Bipartisan deal on infrastructure 'strongly preferred' OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm MORE (D) trailed the president by three percentage points (45 percent-48 percent).

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharDemocrats scramble to unify before election bill brawl Hillicon Valley: Big Tech critic Lina Khan named chair of the FTC | Lawmakers urge Biden to be tough on cyber during summit with Putin | TSA working on additional security regulations following Colonial Pipeline hack Big Tech critic Lina Khan named chair of the FTC MORE (D-Minn.) who has risen in some recent polling and recently shared an endorsement from The New York Times with Warren, led Trump by one point, 48 percent to 47 percent, in the poll.

The ABC News-Langer Research Associated poll surveyed 1,004 U.S. adults in English and Spanish over landlines and cellphones. The results have a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.