As the leading Democrat in the Senate, it is Nancy Pelosi’s main job to regain a Democrat majority in the Senate.
She is hoping to villainize President Donald Trump in order to do that.
But new polling results confirm Nancy Pelosi’s worst nightmare.
Democrats are in full panic mode following Trump’s tax cuts.
For most of Trump’s policies, they can lie, and their supporters don’t know any better.
But with Trump’s tax cuts, working Americans are seeing more money in their paychecks every month, making it clear that his tax cuts are working.
And new polling is proving the fact that his tax cuts are a hit, even with Democrats.
A new Axios/SurveyMonkey poll shows the majority of voters in the ten states that voted for Trump, but have Democrat Senators, believe the economy is better off today than it was a year ago.
And nine of those states approve of Trump’s tax bill.
As reported by Axios:
“Half of all voters in the 10 states that voted for Trump but have Democratic senators say the economy is better off now than it was a year ago, according to new Axios/SurveyMonkey polls. And in nine of the states majorities approve of the GOP tax law.
Why it matters: Economic optimism underscores the challenges faced by Democrats as they try to take back the House and Senate. As we wrote yesterday, five Senate Democrats would lose to Republican candidates if the election were held now —Democrats need to pick up two seats to regain the majority.
Our thought bubble on the economy from Axios Business Editor Dan Primack: Democrats are stuck. They spent the Obama years yelling about how the economy was doing well, while Republicans closed their eyes and jammed their fingers in their ears. Now that Republicans have decided it’s safe to see the obvious, the Democrats either must agree that the economy is growing under Trump or look like hypocrites. Yeah, the GOP is also being hypocritical, but its current position is the factually correct one.
But, but, but… Americans were far more split on their economic expectations for the future, according to a recent AP poll,
34% said the economy will get better, 32% said it would say the same and 33% expected it to get worse
Despite the approval rating of the tax bill, more than half of voters in each state didn’t think they would personally benefit from the tax law.
Behind the numbers:
West Virginia and Montana are two of the most optimistic states about the economy being better than it was a year ago. Sens. Tester and Manchin are the two of the most vulnerable Democrats according to our poll.
Republicans will certainly use approval of the GOP tax plan while campaigning, and that could really hurt Democrats considering not a single one voted for the bill.”
This shows that there’s one thing that brings people together on both sides, and that’s tax cuts.
These new polls show Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the Democrats that the 2018 midterms aren’t going to be good for them.
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