Feb 19, 2018

Poll: Most Americans now support GOP tax law

Trump and House and Senate Republicans celebrate the passage of the GOP tax plan at the White House. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The Republican tax cut law, which once appeared overwhelmingly unpopular, is now supported by a narrow majority of Americans, according to a SurveyMonkey poll published in the NY Times.

  • Support is at 51% overall (up from 37% in December), 89% among Republicans and 19% among Democrats.

Why it matters: Republicans see selling the tax cuts as perhaps the most important part of preserving the congressional majorities in the 2018 midterms.

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