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Voting Trump gives Senate mandates to Democrats, claims Haley manager

Campaign signs for former US President Donald Trump at the office of Representative Joe Wilson, a Republican from South Carolina, in West Columbia, South Carolina, US, on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. Donald Trump is on the cusp of the Republican nomination and is looking to deliver a knockout blow to Nikki Haley, his last remaining GOP challenger, in her home state of South Carolina, which holds its primary on February 24. Photographer: Sam Wolfe/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Campaign signs for former US President Donald Trump at the office of Representative Joe Wilson, a Republican from South Carolina, in West Columbia, South Carolina, US, on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. Donald Trump is on the cusp of the Republican nomination and is looking to deliver a knockout blow to Nikki Haley, his last remaining GOP challenger, in her home state of South Carolina, which holds its primary on February 24. Photographer: Sam Wolfe/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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1:08 PM EST, February 23, 2024

"If Trump is nominated, the Senate map automatically shrinks from eight or nine seats to three, and keep in mind this is the best Senate map the Republicans have for the rest of the decade." said Nikki Haley’s campaign manager Betsy Ankney

According to a recent Marquette Law School poll, she pointed out that Haley would outperform Biden by a wider margin than Trump. However, she cautioned that the GOP might encounter difficulties securing congressional seats if Trump becomes the nominee.

There is a reason that Biden and the Democrats want to run against Trump. They know that they can beat him, yet again. If Trump is the nominee, the House is gone." - said Nikki Haley’s manager

Trump leads by 30

According to recent polling data, Donald Trump appears poised to secure a significant victory over Nikki Haley in South Carolina's upcoming Republican presidential primary. A Suffolk University/USA Today poll shows Trump leading among likely Republican primary voters with 63% support, compared to Haley's 35%. Additionally, polling aggregator FiveThirtyEight indicates Trump maintains a lead of over 30 points against his primary Republican challenger.

Trump's momentum has been strong since the Iowa caucuses in January, where he effectively eliminated one of his primary opponents, Florida governor Ron DeSantis, from the race. Despite Haley's former position as South Carolina governor, she has been unable to outperform Trump, falling short in New Hampshire and even experiencing the setback of losing to "none of the candidates" in Nevada's primaries. At the same time, Trump emerged victorious in the state's caucuses, which will determine the allocation of delegates by the GOP.

 Former President Donald J. Trump points to the crowd after speaking at the 2024 National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 22 February 2024. EPA/MARK HUMPHREY Dostawca: PAP/EPA.
Former President Donald J. Trump points to the crowd after speaking at the 2024 National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 22 February 2024. EPA/MARK HUMPHREY Dostawca: PAP/EPA.© PAP | PAP/EPA/MARK HUMPHREY

Sources: USA TODAY; TheGuardian; Reuters

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