Republicans overwhelmingly back former President Donald Trump as the leader of their party but are split about whether he should be their standard-bearer in 2024, a new poll released Sunday shows.
Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say – by 63 percent to 37 percent – that Trump should continue to be the leader of the Republican Party, a CNN survey found.
When asked whether Trump should top the ticket in 2024, 51 percent said his presence would help Republicans reclaim the White House, but 48 percent said they believe the party would fare better with another nominee.
In March 2019, 78 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said the GOP had a better chance to win the White House if Trump was the nominee in 2024 compared to the 17 percent who opted for another candidate.
Among those who believe the GOP stands a better chance with Trump as the nominee are 53 percent of men, 48