Poll shows congresswomen attacked by Trump with weak approval ratings

TheHill | 7/17/2019 | Chris Mills Rodrigo
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The four congresswomen whom President Trump attacked over the weekend have weak approval ratings among a national audience, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) had the highest approval among the four, with a net positive rating of +4 in The Economist/YouGov Poll.

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She was one of only two Democrats included in the survey, along with Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) with a positive approval rating.

Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) all had net negative approval rating of -7, -8 and -9, respectively.

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But outside of Ocasio-Cortez, a large amount of Americans don't have opinions on the first-year lawmakers.

Sixty percent of respondents did not know if they had a favorable or unfavorable view of Pressley, while 45 did not have an opinion either way on Tlaib and 41 did not have one on Omar.

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Only 26 percent of respondents said they neither approved or disapproved of...
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