Yet Another Poll Shows Trump Leading After Megyn Kelly ‘Blood’ Comments

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participates in the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Another national poll released Monday afternoon showed former reality television star Donald Trump continued to lead the crowded Republican presidential primary field even after saying Fox News anchor and GOP debate moderator Megyn Kelly had “blood coming out of her wherever.”

The online Reuters/Ipsos poll of self-identified Republicans was taken between the end of the debate and Sunday. The sample size was fairly small, at just 278 people, and the poll had a somewhat large margin of error of plus or minus 6.7 percent.

But the poll showed Trump well ahead of his nearest primary opponent. Trump led the Republican field with 24 percent while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was his closest rival at 12 percent. No other Republican candidates polled above 8 percent.

This followed a national poll from NBC News released Sunday that showed Trump led the Republican pack with 23 percent. A Public Policy Polling poll released Monday found Trump leading with Republican primary voters in Iowa at 19 percent.

Following last week’s debate in Cleveland, which Kelly helped moderate, Trump suggested that her menstrual cycle was the reason for what he described as her “unfair” questions about sexism and border security.

The poll also found that the real estate mogul would still lose to former Secretary of State Clinton: 43 percent to 29 percent. Clinton would beat Bush, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz with similar numbers, according to Reuters.

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  1. Avatar for dave48 dave48 says:

    The Bombastic bad boy wins again. FOX has spent years trying to turn American politics into reality TV. Now that they’ve succeeded, they appear to be regretting what they’ve done. Too bad! He’s your monster GOP. Have fun with your creation.

  2. Avatar for dnl dnl says:

    CoMAoSAW Poll

    Coalition of Men Afraid of Strong Articulate Women

  3. The people met Dr. Frankenstein and his monster. And they decided they liked the monster.

    And then it ate them.

    The End.

  4. No. longer. a. normal. political. party!

  5. Avatar for hychka hychka says:

    Looks like Trump is cornering the “vile and crass” wings of the GOP, which, based on the noise they make, I’m surprised is ONLY 24%.

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