29% of Americans approve of the GOP tax plan

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Among Republican respondents, 67 percent approve and 10 disapprove of the plan, while 6 percent of Democrats approve and 84 disapprove.

Quinnipiac University polled a sample of Americans from November 29 to December 4 and similarly found a 29% approval rating, with 53% disapproving.

Though billed as a tax cut for all, or most, 41 percent said they think the plan will increase their taxes, 32 percent think it will be neutral and 20 percent said they expect tax cut.

Although voters, on the whole, expressed negative takes on the GOP-backed proposal, which would make sweeping changes to the tax code, Republicans were much more supportive of the effort with almost seven in 10 saying they approve of the plan.

Voters say 56-to-40 percent that Trump is not fit to be president, tying his all-time low score. The bill is so long and complicated that few of the Republicans who voted for it have even read it; they're unaware of the devils lurking in the details.

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This is part of the reason why voters want Democrats in control of Congress, "American voters say 50 - 36 percent, including 44 - 36 percent among independent voters that they would like the Democrats to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018. 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 poll. "It's a fantastic bill for the middle class", Mr. Trump said.

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.

As the Senate version of the Republican tax reform bill made its way through the legislative process this past weekend, Gallup documented a highly partisan imbalance in Americans' reactions.

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 and Senate are going to conference to unify their bills and hope to have a plan approved by Christmas.

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