Trump Mounting Fierce Comeback, Rapidly Closing On Clinton's National Lead

Justin Holcomb
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Posted: May 17, 2016 12:45 PM
Trump Mounting Fierce Comeback, Rapidly Closing On Clinton's National Lead

Republican presumptive nominee often champions himself as a counter-puncher.  "I'm a counter-puncher," he has repeatedly said.  "They go after me, I go after them, and they drop out of the race."

Counter-punchers always let you swing first.  As you continue to try and gauge your adversary with attacks, the counter-puncher only becomes more and more comfortable.  Counter-punchers always make you feel like everything you do is a mistake, they inflict self doubt.  After a period of time, you begin to lose trust in yourself, and then the counter-puncher attacks.  Watch any Rocky movie and you will see the perfect example of how a counter-puncher slowly dwindles his opponent down to size and then finishes with relentless and brutal punches.  

In a newly released NBC national poll, Trump has closed the margin from 5 points last week to 3 points this week trailing 45 percent to 48 percent.

Trump is crushing Clinton among white voters by 14 points — 53 percent to 39 percent. He also beats Clinton with voters who have a high school degree or less, and those who make over $100,000 per year.  Also, independents flock to Trump 44 percent to Clinton's 36 percent.

On May 2nd, Trump pulled in front of Clinton in a Rasmussen Reports poll 41 to 39 percent.

Quinnipiac University released a poll last week that had Trump leading or tied with Clinton in three key swing states.  In Ohio, Trump leads Clinton 43 percent to 39 percent.

Conservatives were in an uproar when a March poll showed Clinton leading Trump in Utah.  Trump has since bounced back and built a 13-point lead over Clinton and a six-point advantage on Sanders.

Polls continue to turn in Trump's favor as the 'election reset button' has most definitely been pressed.