Dec 14, 2017 - Health

Proposed ACA mandate repeal makes GOP tax plan more unpopular

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A new poll from the progressive Public Policy Polling finds just 29% of Americans support the GOP tax plan after learning it would remove the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act.

Why it matters: The PPP survey also found 57% of voters surveyed approve of the ACA, which is five points up from September polling and makes it far more popular than the tax plan. A recent poll from another progressive group, Priorities USA, that found electoral support for Republican incumbents dropped by 6 percentage points when voters saw ads detailing how the GOP tax plan would make cuts to Medicare.

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