Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) favorability is under water, a Politico/Morning Consult survey reveals.
The survey, taken February 12-15, among 1,987 registered voters, asked respondents to rate a number of prominent politicians, including the minority leader.
A majority have an unfavorable view of McConnell, 64 percent, compared to 18 percent who expressed a favorable view. His unfavorability rating is higher than House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA). Fifty-three percent gave the 80-year-old speaker an unfavorable rating compared to 37 percent who expressed favorable views. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) also fares better than McConnell, seeing 31 percent favorability and 42 unfavorability.
The survey’s margin of error is +/- 2 percent.
McConnell has remained at odds with both Trump and the base of his party following the presidential election and the legislative battles that followed, particularly over his resistance to offer $2,000 checks to the American people in the last