President Trump is pulling out all the stops in Florida ahead of November as polls there show him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden.
He’s changed his official address to Palm Beach. He sought to move the GOP convention to Jacksonville before backing away from the idea on Thursday. He’s visited the state since leaving quarantine conditions, and he’s said he won’t issue a national mask mandate – while Florida is the largest state yet to issue its own.
Trump is going all-in to repeat his 2016 success in the country’s biggest swing state, but polls indicate he has an uphill climb ahead.
A Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday showed Biden with a 13-point lead in Florida, 51 percent to 38 percent, his widest advantage yet in the state. Both Republican and Democratic operatives are quick to point out Quinnipiac’s mixed polling record in Florida, but the survey is only the latest to show Trump falling behind in his adopted home state.
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