Rasmussen Poll: Donald Trump Leads Clinton by Five Points Nationally

Donald Trump gives the 'thumbs-up' May 19, 2016 in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
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Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton nationally by five points, according to the latest Rasmussen poll.

The results found Trump has 44 percent support, while Clinton has 39 percent.

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson took eight percent in the poll, while Green Party candidate Jill Green raked in two percent.

Trump’s lead increased three points from the previous poll, which had him up two points over Clinton.

The poll questioned 1,000 likely voters Sept. 20-21 and has a margin of error of plus or minus three points.

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