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Republicans just received 2 alarming reviews of their tax plan

Republicans just received 2 alarming reviews of their tax plan

Only 55 percent of Republicans approve.

Overall, voters disapproved of the tax plan 53-29 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 new surveys show that distaste with the Republican plan is worsening as its details emerge. As many as 46% of those polled said that the investigation was justified, 74% of them being Democrats and 17% Republicans.

Voters say 56-to-40 percent that Trump is not fit to be president, tying his all-time low score.

Trump told reporters Tuesday that he views the tax plan as a "tremendous bill for jobs and for the middle class". 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.

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The same poll gave President Donald Trump an approval rating of 35 percent and a disapproval rating of 58 percent. "That's the harsh assessment of President Donald Trump, whose tax plan is considered built for the rich at the expense of the rest", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

From November 29 to December 4, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,508 voters nationwide with a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points, including the design effect.

An analysis by the Tax Policy Center found that on average, compared to current law low and middle-income taxpayers "would see little change" in their tax bills by 2027 under the Senate bill.

The legislation further calls for roughly doubling the standard deduction to $24,000 for joint filers and surviving spouses and $12,000 for individual filers, and eliminating so-called "special interest" deductions, among other things.

It would also essentially end the coverage mandate included in the Affordable Care Act and allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

The House voted 222-192 Monday to approve a motion to go to conference with the Senate on the tax overhaul bill.