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Mon Apr 15, 2019, 01:53 PM

On Tax Day Trump tax cuts remain deeply unpopular

The president this week is embarking on a rescue mission to rebrand the 2018 law, partly to firm up his economic credentials ahead of the 2020 election.

President Donald Trump boasted in Michigan last month that he signed into law “massive tax cuts, the biggest in the history of our country.”

As Americans rush Monday to finish with their own tax filings, their judgment on Trump’s beloved tax cut bill is pretty clear: Most really don’t like it.

Multiple polls show a majority of Americans don’t think they got a tax cut at all — even though independent analyses show they did. And only about a third of the country approves of the legislation itself, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress at the end of 2017.

So as Trump moves closer to full-time reelection mode later this year, he will have to battle a stark reality: While his personal rating on the economy remains high, his signature legislative achievement is widely viewed as a political dud, one that has drawn special anger in places with high state and local taxes and pricey housing markets where deductions were limited to reduce the overall cost of the tax plan.

White House officials are clearly aware of their vulnerability on the issue and officials are dubbing this Tax Cut Week, sending the president out to tout the impact of the legislation starting in Minnesota on Monday.

The president still enjoys his highest marks on the performance of the economy overall. But the widespread unpopularity of the tax-cut legislation has offered Democrats running for president a giant opportunity to roast the president as showering benefits on corporate America while doing far less for average citizens he promised to help.

“I think the two major developments on tax attitudes are that Republicans have lost the edge they once had as the party best able to handle taxes,” said Karlyn Bowman, who analyzes polling data at the American Enterprise Institute. “And Democrats seem to be making headway by hammering away at the rich not paying enough.”

One reason many Americans don't feel the tax cut: The most dramatic benefit was aimed at slashing the corporate tax rate. And many Democrats want to undo much of that cut.
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https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/15/donald-trump-tax-cuts-unpopular-1273469

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jh4freedom Apr 15 OP
Gunslinger201 Apr 15 #1
MeatSandwich Apr 15 #2
Charlie Mike Apr 15 #3
GoldwatersSoul Apr 15 #4
fools_gold Apr 15 #5
DP46 Apr 15 #6
quad489 Apr 15 #7
jh4freedom Apr 15 #8
quad489 Apr 15 #9
New Deal Democrat Apr 15 #11
quad489 Apr 15 #12
rahtruelies Apr 15 #10

Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 01:56 PM

1. And 2 weeks from now it will be old news

But in the meantime........



These 3 Morons will be in the news daily

I like Trumps chances

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 02:17 PM

2. But, I didn't get as a big a refund as I did last year.

"Yes, but you brought home 300 more a week."

"I know, but I want both."

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 02:44 PM

3. More proof lefty act like Stalinists...

"Multiple polls show a majority of Americans don’t think they got a tax cut at all — even though independent analyses show they did."

People working for Pravda did it for fear of being executed.

Lefty cheerfully spreads propaganda because he's a lying sack of shit.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 02:49 PM

4. Many Americans...

do not realize that tax cuts mean a weekly reduction in what government takes. It doesnt mean you are getting a bigger check at the end of the year.

Want a big tax return? Have a bunch of kids.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 02:50 PM

5. I liked my tax cut

I paid $1700 less than I would have without the cut.

Thanks, Trump.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 03:11 PM

6. Once again, proving that Lefty has to rely on ignorance to make a point

Anyone with half a brain realizes they have been taking home more money each pay period with the tax cut.

Only complete dumb asses think a big refund is somehow a good thing.

Most people realize any refund means you were giving the government more money than you had to all year long.

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 03:26 PM

7. Wonder what % of that ''majority'' voted for Hillary.........80%..........90%.......95%.........

"Multiple polls show a majority of Americans don’t think they got a tax cut at all — even though independent analyses show they did. And only about a third of the country approves of the legislation itself, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by Congress at the end of 2017."

...it's amazing the number of morons who want more money going to the federal govt.

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Response to quad489 (Reply #7)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 03:35 PM

8. You are right

We don’t need border walls, border patrol or national defense.

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Response to jh4freedom (Reply #8)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 04:03 PM

9. ''We dont need border walls, border patrol or national defense.''....no surprise you'd say that.

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Response to quad489 (Reply #9)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 08:40 PM

11. And you had nothing to say in reply.

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Response to New Deal Democrat (Reply #11)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 09:53 PM

12. LOL!!!

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Response to jh4freedom (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 04:37 PM

10. faux news alert

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