Hard-working taxpayers don’t support big cuts to food stamps, it turns out

Large-scale cuts to social safety net programs have emerged as one of the more controversial parts of the budget proposal the Trump administration released Wednesday, which Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney called “a taxpayer first budget.” … Mulvaney argued in an op-ed that the cuts mark a […] Read more »

Americans Still See Manufacturing as Key to Job Creation

“Keeping manufacturing jobs from going overseas” is the top recommendation Americans give as the best way to create more jobs in the U.S. Many also suggest reducing government regulation, lowering taxes, creating more infrastructure work and improving education. CONT. Frank Newport & Andrew Dugan, Gallup Read more »

Leveraging the Health Care Debate to Build a Political Tidal Wave

… Taking their marching orders from Donald Trump, last week Republicans in the House voted to dismantle the American health care system and undo crucial progress in helping ordinary Americans have access to life-saving and affordable treatments. And in the words of billionaire investor Warren Buffet, they did it just […] Read more »

More Americans think Trump will increase their taxes, rather than decrease them

More Americans think Donald Trump will increase their taxes rather than decrease them – though Democrats are most likely to say this. Fifty-three percent of Americans want Donald Trump and Congress to move on to other issues rather than try to pass another health care bill. CONT. CBS News Read more »

Fox News Poll: President Trump’s first 100 days getting mixed reviews

A Fox News Poll taken as the Trump administration nears its 100-day milestone gives mixed messages to the president. President Trump’s job ratings are underwater by three percentage points. Currently 45 percent approve of the job he’s doing. That’s down slightly from the 48 percent approval he received when he […] Read more »

Why cutting corporate tax and raising the deficit might not hurt Trump politically

For those who have tracked Republican politics over the past few years, the Trump administration’s proposal to slice the corporate tax rate without worrying about deficits seems like an anathema. … But recent polling bolsters the idea that the move is politically safe for Trump — assuming that he continues […] Read more »