A new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday found that 53% of US voters polled disapprove of the congressional Republican tax overhaul plan. "I view it as a tremendous bill for jobs and the middle class".
Of those polled, 64% believe that if passed, the tax plan would ultimately benefit the wealthy, while only 24% think the middle class would benefit and only 5% feel that the plan would favor low-income persons.
Overall, voters disapprove of the plan by 53 percent to 29 percent, according to the survey.
Sixty-seven percent of Republicans tell pollsters they approve of the plan - the only party, gender, education, age or racial group surveyed that gives it a thumbs up. That's driven largely by Democrats and independents, who overwhelmingly disapprove, while Republicans approved of the bill by 70% in that same poll. While most other Americans say the opposite, 67 percent of Republicans support the effort, 73 percent say it helps the middle-class more than the wealthy, and 86 percent say it will boost jobs and economic growth.
The House and Senate bills must now be reconciled in conference committee before Republicans' tax overhaul effort can be signed into law. A week ago, the bill had average ratings of 32 percent approval and 46 percent disapproval in polls from five organizations.
Fifty-two percent of the voters surveyed say they are "embarrassed" to have Donald Trump as their president while 25 percent say they are "proud".
Of those who said they were sexually assaulted, 39 percent said it happened in a social setting, 37 percent said it happened at work, 27 percent said it happened in the home, 20 percent said it happened on the street, and 19 percent said it happened in school.
Two new polls released yesterday found that the American public strongly opposes the Republican tax plan that is barreling its way to Donald Trump's desk. Another 13 percent of voters list foreign policy, while 11 percent cite terrorism and 10 percent list race relations.
The poll's margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points. Live interviewers called landlines and cell phones.