Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is better-known by Americans than the highest-ranking House Republican and some of Trump’s most important cabinet members


New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is better-known than most of the highest-ranking lawmakers and most powerful cabinet secretaries in Washington, according to a new INSIDER poll.
After just over two months in office, Ocasio-Cortez is more than 15 times as well-known as the longest-serving congressional Republican, Rep. Don Young.
Among top lawmakers in Washington polled by INSIDER, just three — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — are more well-known than Ocasio-Cortez.

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is better-known than some of the highest-ranking lawmakers and most powerful cabinet secretaries in Washington, according to a new INSIDER poll conducted on SurveyMonkey audience this past weekend.

Nearly 53% of Americans said they’re familiar with the 29-year-old democratic socialist — more than twice the number who are familiar with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the top-ranking House Republican.

After just over two months in office, Ocasio-Cortez is also more than twice as well-known as Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, the longest-serving Democrat in Congress, and more than 15 times as well-known as the longest-serving Republican in Congress, Alaska Rep. Don Young.

Meanwhile, the Bronx native is better known than four of the most powerful cabinet secretaries.

About 47% of Americans are familiar with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, about 26% are aware of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, about 10% are familiar with acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, and just under 5% are familiar with Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar. Overall, those four individuals oversee some of the largest bureaucracies in the US government.

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Of the people included on the survey, just three top lawmakers in Washington — House Speaker …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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