President Donald Trump continues to climb in the polls as the campaign season inches closer.
According to a recent Morning Consult poll, Trump was at 52 percent (up from 47 percent the month before), while Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was at 28 percent (down from 31 percent the previous month).
Other polls reflect similar trends. As reported by The Hill, according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll of 15 current and potential candidates for the GOP presidential nomination, Trump widened his lead over DeSantis to 14 points:
“The poll, released Wednesday, showed Trump in first with 46 percent support from Republicans and Republican-leaning voters, followed by DeSantis with 32 percent. That’s a notable increase in Trump’s lead from Quinnipiac’s poll last month that showed him leading DeSantis by 6 points, 42 percent to 36 percent.”
An Emerson poll from last month showed that Trump had a 30-point lead (55 percent-25 percent) over DeSantis. Other polls, including a Yahoo News/YouGov poll and Fox News’ first presidential primary poll, also showed Trump ahead of all possible contenders.
Despite the various investigations surrounding President Trump, he continues to garner tremendous support. Recently Wyoming U.S. Rep. Harriet Hageman praised and endorsed Trump, stating:
“I believe that Donald Trump was one of the best presidents of my lifetime. His policies were great for Wyoming and the Country as a whole. He understood that we must promote and support our domestic energy industries, allow states to responsibly develop their own natural resources, enforce immigration laws and protect our southern border, and lead the country with strength so that our allies respect us while our enemies fear us.”
Oklahoma Republican Senator Markwayne Mullin also recently endorsed Trump.
In a tweet, Mullin called Trump the “strongest president in my lifetime” and further noted, “In just four years, President Trump delivered great results for the American people. He lowered taxes, secured American energy independence, protected our Second Amendment, and never backed down from the radical Left threatening our way of life.”
The first GOP debate for the primary presidential race will take place sometime in August in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Mr. Hakim is an attorney and columnist. His articles have been published in The Washington Examiner, The Daily Caller, The Federalist, American Thinker, and other online publications. He is also a regular guest on OANN’s Tipping Point, and has appeared on Newsmax, The Jenna Ellis Show, Steadfast and Loyal Podcast with Allen West, The Dave Weinbaum Show, and Real America’s Voice. The views expressed herein are the author’s own and do not constitute legal advice.