The CBS News Battleground Tracker poll finds that 67% of likely Democratic voters in the early primary and caucus states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina believe that if their party wins back the White House, it will be because they turned out voters who stayed home in the past. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Wall Street Journal reporter Ken Thomas spoke to "Red & Blue" about the 2020 race.
President Trump's reelection campaign has fired two pollsters after leaked poll numbers showed the president trailing behind Democrat Joe Biden. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang has more on how the president plans to officially launch his campaign.
For the first CBS News battleground tracker poll, CBS News and YouGov spoke to more than 16,000 registered voters in 18 states that will hold the first primaries and caucuses. Primary voters in those states, from Iowa in early February to the Super Tuesday states in March, will help narrow down the 24 declared Democratic candidates. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what he found.
CBS News has learned the Trump campaign fired several pollsters after internal polling numbers from his own campaign that show he's trailing potential Democratic challenger Joe Biden were leaked. President Trump called those polls "fake." The president is set to officially announce his re-election campaign on Tuesday at a campaign rally in Orlando, Florida, a state that helped propel him to victory in 2016. Weijia Jiang reports.