Pro-Trump Polling Firm Confirms Most Americans Agree with Pelosi, Tax Scam Just Crumbs for Working Families


Despite House Republicans’ efforts to contort the facts, newly uncovered internal Republican polling reveals Americans recognize exactly how little the #GOPTaxScam is giving to working families compared to the massive windfall for corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent.

Washington Post: Nearly half of Americans agree with Nancy Pelosi’s ‘crumbs’ comment, according to a poll by a pro-Trump group

“But a new poll from a group supportive of President Trump finds nearly half of Americans agree with Pelosi’s comments despite weeks of relentless criticism from GOP leaders.”

The poll was conducted by America First Policies, a pro-Trump nonprofit group established shortly after the president’s inauguration last year. A report published Thursday by CNBC details how the group, officially classified as a “social welfare organization,” is conducting extensive polling that is usually conducted by major party committees on behalf of an incumbent president.”

“The poll found that 49 percent of respondents totally agreed with her statement, while 43 percent disagreed.”

“The poll suggests that the attack on Pelosi, now dominating Republican talking points and ads, may not be resonating.”

U.S News and World Report: Poll Finds More Americans Agree With Pelosi that GOP Tax Cut Delivered ‘Crumbs’

“America First Priorities, found 49 percent of respondents agreed with the California Democrat, whose remarks pointed out the disparity in the windfall companies received in December with the passage of a major tax cut compared to the comparatively small bonuses they’re handing out to their employees.”

Huffington Post: Nancy Pelosi Is Right About Workers Getting ‘Crumbs’ From The Tax Bill

“The thing is, Pelosi’s crumbs comment is fair and accurate. By Republicans’ tally, more than 250 businesses have doled out some $3 billion worth of bonuses so far. The Joint Committee on Taxation expects the corporate tax cut by itself to lose $101 billion worth of revenue this year alone. “

“But Pelosi didn’t say the $1,000 bonuses are crumbs to workers. Republicans are shifting the context of her statement from the grand scheme of a trillion dollar tax cut to the more modest setting of individual workers’ paychecks.”

New York Times Editorial: Well-Heeled Investors Reap the Republican Tax Cut Bonanza

“Republicans designed the law to principally benefit wealthy families while offering crumbs to low-income and middle class families.”

“Republicans chose a plan that rewards the rich at the expense of workers. They had to lie to make this scheme seem legitimate. Now the true effects are coming to fruition.”

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