Donald Trump Extends Lead In New Poll After McCain Comments
July 24, 2015

I know the beltway media and machine Republicans are waiting for Donald Trump to take a fall and after his John McCain statements, it appeared he might be getting off the Clown Car, but in a new Economist/YouGov poll, Trump is still miles ahead of the pack, even if his favorability has dropped.

Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican contest for the 2016 presidential nomination doesn’t appear to have been slowed much – at least not yet – by the recent controversy over his criticisms of Arizona Sen. John McCain’s war record last weekend. In fact, although Trump’s favorable ratings among Republicans have declined, he is still ahead – and far ahead – when Republicans are asked to choose among the 16 currently announced candidates.

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Check out all the other results from the poll here.

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