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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is the most popular federal official among a group of 11 that includes congressional leaders, Dr. Anthony Fauci and President Joe Biden, new polling shows.

Roberts has 60% approval among American adults in the Gallup survey, released Monday, seven points higher than Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who polled the second-highest. Fauci, who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, polled third at 52% approval, while 47% of respondents said they disapproved of him.

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris polled at 43% and 44% approval, respectively. While Harris’ approval was slightly higher than Biden’s, her disapproval was three points higher.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy polled the highest among the four congressional leaders with 46% approval. He was followed closely by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who polled at 44% approval, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi polled at 40% and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell polled at 34%.

All four congressional leaders had disapproval ratings that were higher than their respective approval ratings.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Attorney General Merrick Garland, the other two officials polled, each came in at 49% approval and 43% disapproval.

Of the officials polled, Roberts was the only one to receive bipartisan approval. Only Roberts, Powell and Garland received over 50%  approval from Independents, while Pelosi and McConnell received the lowest marks from the group.

While Schumer and Pelosi polled similarly among Democrats, receiving 76% and 71% approval, respectively, McCarthy polled 25 points higher among Republicans than McConnell. The two are largely split on their embrace of former President Donald Trump; McCarthy has fully backed him while McConnell has sought to distance the GOP from him and debunked claims of voter fraud surrounding the 2020 election.

McConnell has also said that he is interested in the findings of the Jan. 6 Select Committee, which Republicans, including McCarthy, have alleged to be illegitimate.

The survey polled 811 adults across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., from Dec. 1-16, and it has a margin of error of four percentage points.

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3 Comments

  1. I do not rate Falsie higher that a zero that lying bastard has made so much money off this chink flue it is just beyond words and also Bill Gates ..They have caused so many people to die its like the Nazis .Read Robert Kennedys book and I am no fan of Kennedy but he is on to something. Falsie should be tried for war crimes and also Gates.

  2. I can’t believe this at all! These people are traitors, pedophiles, murderers, liars, satanists and are all criminals. Maybe the 811 people polled are all New Yorkers or Chicago residents. Normal people know of their crimes.

  3. What asinine poll was this??? Its seriously flawed. Must have been democratic colleges or NYC because chuck schumer is a total 30 if that, same for his mall Polosi 22 maybe so sick of media handing out false information to us thinking we are so stupid we will beleive them Rarely watch main stream media any longer the CBS mornings is a joke there is no news only fairy musicians interviews talking of their own personal problems and home life not covering say….our people still in Afghanistan, high gas and fuel prices, higher taxes, inflation at a 40 year high, and so on and on and on. Enough already! By the way have you noticed our president is go missing??? Left Thursday I beleive for his RETREAT and of Tuesday still there resting????????????? ISA HE PRESIDENT OR NOT? Its not a part time job… Rumors is he has COVID and oh yes he is out there saying the government can no longer controll Covid its up to the staes to take over,,,,, another cop-out!

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