The public understands it primarily helps the wealthy. Republicans have not used it as much as planned on the campaign because they know it won’t help them.
Brutal numbers for the tax bill.
— Jesse Lee (@JesseCharlesLee) October 22, 2018
The "strategy" can be found in the polls.
Obamacare – 51%
2017 tax cut – 40%
Democrats – 50%
Republicans – 39%
Trump – 41%
Trump immigration – 39%
Trump foreign policy – 37%
Trump race relations – 33%
(Fox News poll, Aug 19-21)
— Terry Morse (@terrymorse) October 22, 2018
ICYMI: Internal RNC poll recently warned candidates that "most voters believe that the GOP wants to cut back on (Social Security and Medicare) in order to provide tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy." Urged them to counter it.https://t.co/puxEloOUvS
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) October 17, 2018
A recent Fox News poll found that 36% of likely voters said they've seen more money in their paycheck "as a result of the 2017 tax reform law," while 59% said they haven't.https://t.co/7CpXQ2XwMx
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) October 22, 2018
New poll from @DemocracyFund helps explain why Trump & Rs are sadly desperate for a do-over on taxes:
"Almost two-thirds of the general public, and one-third of those who voted for Donald Trump, believe that the middle class … will be worse off or the same under the tax cuts." https://t.co/PTFGERO7aW
— Seth Hanlon 🌊 vote.org (@SethHanlon) October 22, 2018
— Pew Research Center (@pewresearch) October 23, 2018