Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump, Jr. are racking up high approval ratings among Republicans as the party sorts through a bevy of figures seeking to lead the party amid a polarized electorate and fierce GOP opposition to President Biden.
Donald Trump Jr., a favorite at Trump rallies dating back to 2015 and 2016, scored the highest approval ratings in a new survey by Fabrizio, Lee & Associates.
His approval rating stood at a net positive rating of 55 per cent among Republicans. He was running essentially even with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has rallied his party against coronavirus lockdowns.
DeSantis has been among several figures mentioned as possible 2024 Republican presidential candidates. Trump Jr. has frequently been seen as a potential heir to his father’s political legacy, although he has never held public office and has turned down opportunities to pursue statewide elective office.
He helped run the Trump Organization while his father was in the White House, although the company was indicted on tax fraud charges last month and faces protracted legal struggles.
The men are among seven public figures whose popularity was measured in a poll conducted by Tony Fabrizio, who did polling for Donald Trump’s two presidential campaigns. The data was reported by Axios, although the article did not reveal question wording or ordering, or reveal any data on a straight-up question on who respondents favor for president.
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