Javier E. David, Yahoo Finance: Goldman Sachs: Trump has ‘narrow’ shot in ‘close call’ election bid
President Donald Trump holds a “narrow” electoral advantage heading into 2020, according to Goldman Sachs, with his chances buoyed by a resilient U.S. economy and a crowded Democratic field in which a clear frontrunner has yet to emerge.
In a comprehensive report released late Saturday, the investment bank gave its preliminary thoughts on a general election that’s still more than a year away.
While Trump reelection is far from assured, Goldman’s economists believe the president is bolstered by “the advantage of first-term incumbency and the relatively strong economic performance,” in what is sure to be a “close call” election.
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WNU Editor: Too early to make any predictions. But what I do know is that President Trump is polling better than President Obama was in the third year of his mandate, his base supports him, the economy continues to perform well, and the Democrat front-runner is a Socialist. This does not bode well for Democrats if they want to capture the White House.