Trump and Biden seek an edge among inde­pen­dents as Trump’s New York tri­al starts

Trump and Biden seek an edge among independents as Trump’s New York trial starts

As for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump‘s New York hush mon­ey tri­al starts in earnest, he and Pres­i­dent Joe Biden are grap­pling over how to deal with an enthu­si­asm gap, par­tic­u­lar­ly among inde­pen­dent vot­ers, for their 2024 runs before Novem­ber.
While Trump’s tri­als are like­ly to polit­i­cal­ly advan­tage him and Biden with their respec­tive bases of sup­port, they may also under­score a lack of excite­ment from vot­ers for the con­test.
If Trump were a typ­i­cal politi­cian, his tri­als, includ­ing his pres­i­den­tial immu­ni­ty Supreme Court oral argu­ment this Thurs­day, would under­mine his 2024 cam­paign, con­sid­er­ing, in the words of Marist Insti­tute for Pub­lic Opin­ion Direc­tor Lee Miringoff, he is “expe­ri­enc­ing a dai­ly pound­ing on the legal front.”
“Typ­i­cal­ly, he changes top­ic to throw off the sce …