American voters aren't happy about the GOP's tax plan

American voters aren't happy about the GOP's tax plan

American voters aren't happy about the GOP's tax plan

Further, 64 said the plan benefits the wealthy the most, while 24 percent said the middle class and 5 percent said the poor.

Overall, voters disapprove of the plan by 53 percent to 29 percent, according to the survey.

A Gallup poll completed on Friday and Saturday as the Senate rushed to pass its version of the bill found that 29% of American adults approved of the proposed plan.

The approval rating for the tax overhaul, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has called a "once-in-a-generation opportunity", was split along party lines, with 67 percent of Republicans approving it and only 10 percent who disapprove.

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Speaking to reporters before a lunch with several Republican senators, Trump said the bill which passed the Senate last week would soon make it out of a conference committee and head to his desk for signing.

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There are two key parts to the Quinnipiac University Poll.

President Trump said the Republican tax plan is "so popular", despite public opinion polls which show very low support. Both parties got failing grades for their handling of the matter in politics: 21 percent approve of Republicans' efforts, while 60 percent disapprove, versus 28 percent approval to 50 percent disapproval for Democrats.

Notably, Democrats have been following the news about congressional debate over the tax bill more closely than other party groups have, according to Gallups polling.

Under House Republicans' tax plan, the income tax brackets for individuals would be cut down to just four: 12 percent, 25 percent, 35 percent and 39.6 percent.

Forty-one percent of voters said they expect their taxes to go up under the GOP plan, 32 percent said they think it would not have much impact and 20 percent said they think it would reduce their taxes.

The poll's margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.

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