One-in-five U.S. Republicans want Trump to drop out: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign rally at Crown Arena in Fayetteville, North CarolinaBy Grant Smith NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nearly one-fifth of registered Republicans want Donald Trump to drop out of the race for the White House, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday, reflecting the turmoil his candidacy has sown within his party. Some 19 percent think the New York real estate magnate should drop out, 70 percent think he should stay in and 10 percent say they “don’t know,” according to the Aug. 5-8 poll of 396 registered Republicans. The poll has a confidence interval of six percentage points.

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