President Trump may very well be the unlikely benefactor of Andrew Yang ending his White Home bid — a brand new poll discovering he’s the second-most widespread various among the many Yang Gang.
Of the 200 Yang supporters surveyed within the hours after the businessman threw within the towel at Tuesday’s New Hampshire main, 11 p.c of individuals stated they’d now assist re-electing Trump, the Stanford College/Actuality Examine examine obtained by The Publish discovered.
Democrat socialist Bernie Sanders was nonetheless the popular various with 33 p.c of the disbanded “Yang Gang,” however the survey confirmed supporters of the zany tech entrepreneur have been failing to coalesce across the discipline of Democratic candidates.
A 3rd of all supporters have been nonetheless undecided whereas simply four p.c realigned with former Vice President Joe Biden. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota obtained 2.5 p.c and ex-South Bend, Ind. Pete Buttigieg simply 1 p.c.
Stanford college graduates and Actuality Examine pollsters Benjamin Leff and Sam Riber stated it is because Yang and Trump have the same message on the significance of job creation on US soil.
“Yang’s message of job loss because of technological change possible resonated with earlier Trump supporters entire felt excluded from America’s fashionable financial system,” Leff stated.
“Solely 50 p.c of the Yang Gang determine as Democrats. This presents a problem for the remaining Democratic candidates hoping to rally the Yang Gang behind them,” he continued.
Based on the examine, 13 p.c of Yang’s supporters determine as Republican whereas the opposite 36 p.c are unbiased.
An lively entrepreneur with no earlier political expertise, Yang grew to become a minor movie star on the marketing campaign path — spearheading requires a common primary earnings to his legion of followers who dubbed themselves the “Yang Gang.”
Hypothesis is now rife the 45-year-old from Schenectady, New York is now mulling a NYC mayoral run.