ABC’s Martha Raddatz said the new Washington Post/ABC poll in which former president Donald Trump leads Joe Biden by a staggering 10 percentage points is a “tough one to spin” for Democrats as a network panel reacted to the survey.
In addition to the 10-point overall lead, the poll has been described as a nightmare for Joe Biden for a number of reasons. Among key demographics, the poll found that former President Trump is leading with independents by 13 percentage points nationwide. The survey of 890 registered voters also found Trump winning Hispanics by six points, while overall, the former president garnered 43 percent of the vote from nonwhite voters.
Whatever caveats, whether that is an outlier, that’s a tough one to spin,” Raddatz said Sunday on ABC’s This Week.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazille agreed with Raddatz, saying, “It’s a tough one to spin, Martha. But I don’t believe Democrats should be sitting in a panic room.”
“I think they should be out there in the streets like they have been all year long after all Democrats have won in places like New Hampshire, a district that Donald Trump carried. This Democrat won by six points, and