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A new ABC News/Washington Post poll has Trump beating Hillary, and Twitter won't let you forget it

The poll reveals that the race is tightening and too close to call, but Twitter doesn't care about nuance.

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Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, which shows Republicans lining up behind their bombastic candidate.

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is in a statistical dead heat with his likely Democratic opponent among the registered voters polled — 46 percent for Trump, 44 percent for Clinton. That falls within the poll's 3.5-point margin of error, meaning that the race is technically too close to call at this point.

A new ABC News/Washington Post Poll shows Donald Trump closing the gap on Hillary Clinton among registered voters.
ABC News/Washington Post

But Twitter isn't exactly a place for nuance. Thousands of people have been tweeting: "Trump 46%," which was among the day's trending topics.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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