Nancy Pelosi most favored amid 35-day government shutdown: Poll

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has lately gained favorability. Amid the 35-day partial government shutdown since December her rating has jumped 8 points, reveals a new CNN poll.

More than 1,000 adults were surveyed from January 30 to February 2 and it was found 42 perce3nt of them favored Pelosi while 47 percent unfavored.

The shutdown ended last month and forty percent of the respondent said the federal government is doing worst job in terms of governing.

The overall approval rating of president Trump during the period was 40 percent and 44 percent disapproved. His approval rating for handling immigration was 41 percent.

However, most of the respondent, 54 percent, disapprove president Trump’s work on the immigration issue and public largely opposed his US-Mexico border wall proposal.

Two-thirds of the surveyed people said president Trump should not declare national emergency to get the funding for border wall.

Meanwhile, 57 percent of the respondent is in support of another partial government shutdown over the wall funding issue. The same is being favored by conservative Republicans saying if no agreement is reached there should be another shutdown.

Overall, even though many are in favor of another shutdown, but 53 percent of respondent are not backing it.

Pelosi is considered as the political winner of the partial shutdown.

Paul Linus