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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by House Republicans, speaks to the media following a vote on tax reform. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Republican voters' support for the House GOP tax plan dropped significantly in the past week, from 66% to 59%, per a new Politico/Morning Consult poll.

Get smart: The poll found what voters consider the least popular provision in the plan — the House's proposal to eliminate the state and local tax deduction (SALT) for income taxes (it will remain in place for property taxes up to $10,000).

By the numbers:

  • 44% of voters said the changes to SALT should not be in the final bill, including 38% of Republicans.
  • GOP opposition to the House tax plan has grown from 9% to 12% in the last week. The GOP undecided grew from 25% to 28%.
  • Democratic voters in opposition to the House plan grew from 52% to 58%.
  • Number of registered voters overall who support the bill fell from 39% to 36%.

The poll surveyed 1,994 registered voters from Nov. 21 to 25. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.

Go deeper: What's in the House GOP tax plan; Where the Senate tax plan stands

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

Lou Correa. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.