Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll: Majority Oppose GOP Tax-Reform Bill

By Jonathan Easley The Hill |

A majority of voters oppose the Republican tax-reform bill and believe it will hurt them financially, according to a new poll.

According to the latest Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll survey, 54 percent say they oppose the Republican tax reform bill. The same amount — 54 percent — say the GOP plan is more likely to hurt them financially. Three-quarters of Republicans say it will help them financially, while 77 percent of Democrats and 56 percent of independents say it will hurt them.

House Republicans are expected pass a sweeping tax reform package on Thursday, moving the GOP closer to fulfilling a key election year promise before the end of President Trump’s first year in office. Trump is on Capitol Hill to rally support for the bill, although there is little doubt that it will pass.

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