Google+ THE TALK SHOW AMERICAN: Most Voters Believe that Democrats in Congress Want to Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending

Most Voters Believe that Democrats in Congress Want to Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending

Most Voters Believe that Democrats in Congress Want to Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 62% of Likely Voters believe Congressional Democrats want to increase government spending. Only 16% believe the party wants to cut spending.

On the tax front, 59% believe that most Democrats in Congress want to increase taxes. Only 17% hold the opposite view.

As for Republicans, 51% say that most Republicans want to cut government spending and 50% say they want to cut taxes. Twenty-seven percent (27%) believe GOP legislators want to increase spending and 25% believe they want to increase taxes.

Sixty percent (60%) believe that tax cuts are good for the economy while 56% say tax hikes will hurt the economy.

Fifty-six percent (56%) believe that additional government spending will hurt the economy and 50% believe that spending cuts will help.


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