February 18, 2016

In a surprise, a new NBC/WSJ poll has Ted Cruz out in front of Donald Trump in a new national poll.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has fallen behind Ted Cruz in the national GOP horserace, according to a brand-new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

In the poll, Cruz is the first choice of 28 percent of Republican primary voters, while Trump gets 26 percent. They're followed by Marco Rubio at 17 percent, John Kasich at 11 percent, Ben Carson at 10 percent and Jeb Bush at 4 percent.

I will say that this new poll only used 400 GOP primary voters so this seems more like an outlier than anything else.

Trump did a town hall on MSNBC with his BFF's Mika and Joe Scarborough, last night and responded to the news.

“I have never done well in the Wall Street Journal poll, I think somebody at the Wall Street Journal doesn’t like me,” Trump said last night during an exclusive MSNBC town hall in Charleston, S.C. “I don’t know, they do these small samples, and I don’t know exactly what it represents.”

I still doubt his debate performance hurt him and if he romps in South Carolina, then it's on!

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