CNBC: GOP tax cuts have gotten less popular with voters, new NBC/WSJ poll says

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CNBC: GOP tax cuts have gotten less popular with voters, new NBC/WSJ poll says

In December, Republican leaders rushed through a tax bill they claimed would help middle-class families get ahead. In reality—and as the GOP intended—the wealthiest 1% have been the main beneficiaries of the bill.

Sherrod has been a vocal opponent of this tax scam all along. This week, a new poll out from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal shows that most Americans agree with him. Take a look at the numbers below:

GOP tax cuts have gotten less popular with voters, new NBC/WSJ poll says

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Key points:

  • A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that the tax cut law, never broadly popular, has sagged in public esteem lately. Just 27 percent of Americans call it a good idea, down from 30 percent in January. A 36 percent plurality call it a bad idea.

  • Working-class, middle-class and upper-class Americans all hold negative views of the bill.

  • In general, as congressional Republicans fight to preserve their majorities in 2018, they may need to find a more compelling talking point than the December tax cuts for the wealthy.

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