[Ed. – How can this be after Biden threatened to ‘beat the president like a drum’?]
In a head-to-head matchup with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), 49 percent of independents backed Trump, while 43 percent threw their support behind the senator in the poll, which was released on Monday.
A 4-point gap separated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Trump, with the president receiving 48 percent support among independents and Sanders garnering 44 percent.
Warren led Trump with independents by 2 points in the September poll, while Sanders led the president by 9 points.