Most Americans said they believe that they would be better off financially and that the United States would be kept out of war if former President Trump was reelected to the White House, according to a new poll.
The new CBS News poll found that 45 percent of Americans believed that they would be better off financially if the former president succeeds in his third bid for the White House. Another 32 percent said they would be financially worse off if Trump wins, and 23 percent said it would not change anything.
President Biden fared worse than Trump among poll respondents when asked about the economy. Forty-eight percent of voters said they would be worse off financially if Biden secures a second term, while just 18 percent said they would be better off financially. Another 34 percent said that they would remain the same.
When it comes to whether the U.S. will be kept out of war in the near future, voters instilled more confidence in Trump than Biden in keeping the country out of wars. Forty-three percent of voters said that the chances that the U.S. would get involved in a war would decrease if Trump won next year’s election, while 39 percent said the chances would increase under Trump.
If Biden clinches the presidency in 2024, 49 percent of voters said the chances of the U.S. being in a war would increase, and another 23 percent said the chances would decrease under Biden’s leadership. Twenty-three percent said it would not change if he were reelected.
The CBS News/YouGov survey was conducted among 2,636 U.S. adult residents between Oct. 30 and Nov. 3 and has a margin of error of 2.6 percentage points.