New poll finds 's support slipping to 10 points behind Biden

slips 10 points behind Biden among registered voters in new poll after reports claiming he disparaged troops as 'suckers' and downplayed COVID-19 threat  New poll shows Biden leading by 10 points among registered voters  Poll was conducted from September 9 to 11, after reports critical of Only 16% think that a vaccine released before Election Day would be safe 

By Keith Griffith For

Published: 14:51 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 14:56 BST, 12 September 2020



A new poll of registered voters has seen President Donald 's support slip further behind Joe Biden, following bombshell reports that accused of disparaging fallen troops and publicly downplaying the threat of coronavirus. 

The Yahoo News/YouGov poll conducted from September 9 to 11 shows Biden leading by 10 percentage points among registered voters, up from 6 points following the Republican convention.

It follows highly negative articles about , including one on September 3 in the Atlantic claiming that he had called fallen troops 'losers', and a tape released by Bob Woodward on September 9 revealing admitting in February that he was publicly downplaying the seriousness of coronavirus.

The poll found that the negative coverage appeared to be eroding 's support.

Nearly a quarter of independents said the claim that disparaged troops increased their support for Biden, compared to just 9 percent who say the news increased their support for

Six percent of 2016 supporters say they have moved toward Biden as a

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