Joseph Crowley

Trump's Tax Reform Works, Effects Felt

Trump's Tax Reform Works, Effects Felt

When the Republican-controlled Congress first approved its tax bill in December, most Democrats believed it would be a political loser for the GOP. Indeed, a New York Times poll found that just 37 percent of Americans approved of the plan. "To pass a bill of tax cuts and have it be so unpopular with the American people is an amazing achievement for the Republicans — it's never been done before," Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., crowed. He's not crowing any more. In January, support had risen to 46 percent, and this week it reached a 51 percent majority. Meanwhile, disapproval has dropped from 57 percent in December to 45 percent today. That is a swing of 26...

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