What’s to stop the House speaker chaos from happening again to the next guy?
- October 12, 2023
- Michael Tesler, poli sci, Roll Call, Oct. 12, 2023
In the immediate aftermath of [Kevin] McCarthy’s ouster, [Matt] Gaetz found himself one of the most hated men among Washington’s GOP firmament …. This reflects McCarthy’s own low approval rating with the rank and file …. Other Republican leaders in Congress actually fare worse among GOP voters, according to an analysis by Michael Tesler, a political science professor at the University of California, Irvine. Mitch McConnell’s net favorability (favorable minus unfavorable) was recently minus-49 percent. Paul Ryan left the speakership with a minus-24 net favorability. Democrats, meanwhile, largely like their leaders.
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