Feb 19, 2018

Poll: Most Americans now support GOP tax law

Dave Lawler, author of World

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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