PHILADELPHIA — Enthusiasm for President Trump is more palpable than four years ago, said Vice President Mike Pence, rejecting polls that show presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden opening up a substantial lead.
“I don’t put a lot of stock in the polls,” Pence said Thursday evening in an interview with the Washington Examiner aboard his campaign bus as he concluded a swing through Pennsylvania.
Biden leads Trump nationally by a whopping 9 percentage points in the RealClearPolitics average of recent public surveys. Polls show the former vice president has also begun pulling away from the Republican incumbent in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Pence is