Trump makes plenty of wild, unsupported claims, so it shouldn’t be surprising that his promise to defeat Clinton appears to lack substance. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Republican front-runner Donald Trump is asked repeatedly about polls showing him trailing Hillary Clinton badly in the general election. He always says the same thing: other polls show him winning, and Clinton will be very easy to defeat.
Is Trump merely blowing smoke, or could he re-draw the partisan landscape and win in November? Could he carry Michigan, or even New York, as he has started to assert?