Hillary Clinton for President Campaign Manager Robby Mook blasted out an email alerting supporters that their estimate of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s chances of winning the election rose sharply from as low as 10 percent to now as high as 40.
The message as printed in the Washington Examiner reads:
In the last week or so, a new polling trend has emerged: Trump’s path to the presidency is no longer a pipe dream — it is clear and it is real.
Trump has more and more ways he can get to 270 electoral votes — that should give all of us pause. Chip in for the first time today to help us stop him and reach our goal of 2.5 million donors by the end of the month — we’ll send you a free sticker to say thanks.
He has made serious gains in states like New Hampshire and Colorado — places where we once held double-digit advantages. And he’s now leading polling averages in several key states, including Florida and Ohio.
A month ago, Trump had maybe a 10 or 20 percent chance of winning this election. Today, in most models, his odds have risen to 30 or 40 percent.