Poll finds Clarence Thomas is GOP's most popular Supreme Court Justice

Poll finds Clarence Thomas is GOP's most popular Supreme Court Justice
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Justice Clarence ThomasClarence ThomasClarence Thomas warns against 'destroying our institutions,' defends the Supreme Court Supreme Court returning to courtroom for arguments The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by AT&T - Supreme Court lets Texas abortion law stand MORE is the most popular Supreme Court justice among Republicans, according to a new poll released this week. 

A YouGov survey found that more respondents who identify as Republicans had a favorable opinion of Thomas than felt that way about Justices Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettAre COVID-19 vaccine mandates a strategy to end the pandemic? New Hampshire state representative leaves GOP over opposition to vaccine mandate Barrett: Supreme Court 'not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks' MORE and Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughRepublicans keep distance from 'Justice for J6' rally Senators denounce protest staged outside home of Justice Kavanaugh Why isn't Harris leading the charge against the Texas abortion law? MORE

Thomas was rated favorably by 59 percent of Republicans, compared to 55 percent for Barrett and 53 percent for Kavanaugh. 

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Thomas is the longest-serving conservative, having been confirmed in 1991, and the only African American on the high court. 

Kavanaugh and Barrett were both nominated by former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump takes shot at new GOP candidate in Ohio over Cleveland nickname GOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 On The Money — Dems dare GOP to vote for shutdown, default MORE and were confirmed in 2018 and 2020, respectively.