Democrats’ support is softening for Hillary Clinton, their party’s presumed 2016 presidential front-runner, with nearly half now in favor of an independent review of the private email account she used exclusively when she was America’s top diplomat.
And most Americans now say they don’t want to see political retreads running for president.
Support for Clinton’s candidacy has dropped about 15 percentage points since mid-February in her own party, with as few as 45 percent saying they would support her in the last week, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll.
Democrats likely to vote in the party primaries, however, backed off their support for her in slightly smaller numbers.
Reuters also found that 46 percent of Democrats believe there should be an independent probe of all of Clinton’s emails to ensure she turned over everything work-related when she left the Obama administration…