Has Trump Given Up on Michigan? Campaign Pulls Ad Buys in State

July 29, 2020, 2:39 PM

President Donald Trump and ex-VP Joe Biden

Is President Donald Trump's campaign in Michigan cooked?

The latest turn doesn't bode well for him. With former Vice President Joe Biden showing a widening lead in Michigan, the president's re-election campaign halted new ad buys in the state in recent days, The New York Times reports.

Conversely, the Biden campaign has more than tripled what Trump spent on television in Michigan in the last month. In June, a poll by EPIC-MRA of Lansing showed Biden up by 12 points.

In Detroit, the Trump campaign last ran a television ad -- outside of national ad buys that include the state -- on July 3, The Times reports.

Trump narrowly beat Hillary Clinton in Michigan in 2016 by 10,704 votes. 

Read more:  The New York Times

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