Ted Cruz’s approval rating among Republicans drops more than 20 percent after Cancun fiasco
Texas Senator Ted Cruz‘s approval rating took a major hit following last week’s Cancun trip fiasco, according to a Yahoo/YouGov poll. The poll, released Wednesday, found that 24 percent of voters approve of the Republican senator’s job performance, while 49 percent disapprove.
The poll was conducted from February 20 to 22 following the severe winter weather conditions that left many Texas residents without power or water. The poll, which surveyed over 1,500 adults across the U.S., has a 2.9 point margin of error.
Among Republicans, Cruz’s approval rating sits at 53 percent, a 23-point decrease from his January rating in a Morning Consult poll. In that survey, conducted from January 9 to 18, 76 percent of Texas Republicans supported him.
The drop in the senator’s approval follows his…