Trump conflates poll showing him winning in 2024 with proof of a '2020 win'

Trump conflates poll showing him winning in 2024 with proof of a '2020 win'

Fabrizio Lee & Associates recently released a poll showing that if President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump were competing in a presidential election now, Trump would have the advantage in the five 2016 Trump states that Biden flipped in 2020: Pennsylvania, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan and Georgia. But according to journalist David Freelander, Trump is conflating that poll with a Trump victory in 2020, which didn't happen.

Freedlander, known for his work for New York Magazine, tweeted:

Trump, in response to that poll, mentions the "states I supposedly lost but didn't."

Although Biden's poll numbers were strong in the spring, recent polls have shown his approval ratings plummeting. But Freelander's point is that there is a major difference between a poll showing Trump with an advantage in November 2021 and the mood of U.S. voters a year earlier.

READ: 'You were gullible': Federal judge torches Trump's election lies — and a rioter who believed them

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