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President Donald Trump arrives to address the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Voters in swing states are warming to President Trump, according to a new poll.

The survey, conducted by CNBC/Change Research, found that fewer likely voters in the states of Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Florida, and Arizona say they have “very serious” concerns about the coronavirus, down 3 percentage points from 69% in a poll taken two weeks earlier. Less than half of likely voters, 45%, in these states say they have “very serious concerns” about the pandemic.

The slowly dropping concern about the coronavirus is translating into a modest boost for Trump, with 48% of voters in those states saying they approve of the president’s job performance and 52% disapproving. Two weeks ago, 46% said they approved of Trump, and 54% said they disapproved.

Joe Biden still leads Trump in every swing state except North Carolina, where the two candidates are in a virtual tie, with 48% and 47% support, respectively. Biden’s largest lead is 6 percentage points in Michigan, where he earns 50% support. In Arizona, Biden leads by 2 percentage points at 49% support. Trump trails the former vice president by 3 percentage points in Florida at 46% support.

That same margin was also seen in Pennsylvania, where Biden earns 49% support and Trump receives 46%. In Wisconsin, Biden enjoys a 5-point lead at 49% support. Across all six states, Biden leads Trump by a 3-point margin, 49% to 46%.

The survey interviewed 4,904 people from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.4 points.

Source: Washington Examiner, August 27, 2020