The Daily Beast reports that President Donald Trump “has been privately expressing concerns about the appeal of Sanders” in a general election — particularly in industrial swing states, where polls have shown Bernie beating Trump. The story notes:
In the past two months, the president has repeatedly asked advisers, in and out of the White House, about how Sanders polls, or would likely perform, in critical battleground states, specifically Pennsylvania, according to two people who’ve independently heard him ask about it. At times, Trump has asked about Sanders’ prospects even in the absence of a current public or internal poll on the matter.
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