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The United States has learned how much to trust Donald Trump: Just 12 percent of people in a new CNN poll say they trust almost all of what the White House is saying about Trump's health. By contrast, 69 percent said they trust little of what they're hearing from the White House.

People also know how we got to this point: 60 percent disapprove of Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and 63 percent say Trump was irresponsible in his handling of the risk of infection to people around him. Women in particular say Trump was irresponsible.

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

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While North Carolina is a swing state that has a Democratic governor, Roy Cooper, and went for President Barack Obama in 2008, South Carolina has been a deep red state. Pundits have consistently described North Carolina as being in play for former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, but they haven't been saying that about South Carolina — until now. A Quinnipiac poll finds President Donald Trump ahead of Biden by only one percent in South Carolina. And this comes at a time when South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is facing the toughest reelection fight of his career.

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