Mitch McConnell Less Popular than Bob Menendez

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is less popular than Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), although some members of his side have called for his resignation. and faces serious corruption charges.

The results, based on data from Morning Consult, show McConnell, 81, as the least popular U.S. senator with an approval rating of 29% and a disapproval rating of 65%, resulting in a net approval rating of -36. .

Mr. McConnell outperforms all other senators in terms of negative approval ratings, but even Senator Menendez, who is also in the top 10 least popular senators, has an approval rating of 36% and a disapproval rating of 46%. , and his approval rating is lower than McConnell’s. Rating is -10. This was despite the fact that Mr. Menendez was indicted on charges of accepting what was described as “hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes” from a New Jersey businessman.

As Breitbart News reported, “Instead, he used his ‘power and influence’ as a senator not only to ‘protect and enrich’ his people, but also to ‘benefit the Arab Republic of Egypt. ‘He has been accused of using his powers for the purpose of

But McConnell has also faced calls for his resignation after he suffered two health scares, or “coasts,” in front of the press.

WATCH — Mitch McConnell freezes mid-speech, walks away from podium

sea ​​span

Nevertheless, McConnell insists he will end his term as leader to remain the longest-serving leader in Senate history. In October, the 80-year-old “made a full recovery and returned to work” after being frozen out of public view twice after doctors publicly ruled out Parkinson’s disease, stroke or seizures. said.

Meanwhile, McConnell continues to use his position to advocate for more U.S. aid to Ukraine.

A Rasmussen Report poll released in September found that 74% of Republican voters think McConnell should resign as Republican Senate minority leader.



Sign up to stay informed to breaking news