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Democrats Growing Wary of Tax Cut Benefits

Monday, September 11, 2017

President Trump has promised to cut taxes. Voters are generally on board, but Democrats are less convinced now of the economic benefits of doing so.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 45% of Likely U.S. Voters say tax cuts help the economy. That’s down slightly from 48% who said the same in April, and down a point from the previous low of 46% reached in December 2014. Most voters have long felt this way. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 4-5, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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