Poll: Vets much prefer Trump to Clinton

Poll: Vets much prefer Trump to Clinton

[Ed. – 38% for Clinton? Who are these people?]

[R]ecent Morning Consult surveys show that members of the military and their families largely back the presumptive GOP nominee in the race for the White House.

Almost half of veterans and voters who belong to veteran households (47 percent) picked Donald Trump as their presidential nominee in surveys taken from May 13 through May 24. Of the 1,668 military voters polled, only 38 percent support former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee. Fourteen percent of military voters remain undecided.

While Clinton and Trump are both unpopular among all registered voters, about half of veterans and members of veteran households view the bombastic businessman more favorably than Clinton. Trump’s net favorability sits at plus-3 percentage points, while Clinton’s languishes at minus-20.

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