Weeks from the special election in PA-18, and Democrat Conor Lamb is still trumpeting his opposition to the Republican tax cuts, saying in today’s debate: “My mind has not changed.” It’s a real head-scratcher considering PA-18 voters favor the tax cuts by a 12-point margin.
Asked about Lamb’s opposition to the Republican tax cuts in union-heavy PA-18, the leader of the AFL-CIO’s midterm campaign efforts told the AP: “If we spend all of our cycle running against the tax bill, it’s probably going to be a mistake.”
Making matters worse, national Democrats just decided to stop spending on Lamb’s race, abandoning him and his anti-tax cut crusade in the final stretch of the campaign.
Everyone (except Lamb) must be seeing the latest round of polling that shows public support way up for the Republican tax cuts.
New poll find narrow majority supports GOP tax cuts. That's a big shift from December, and welcome news for Republicans heading into the midtermshttps://t.co/HBNFiQJH54— Axios (@axios) February 19, 2018
The New York Times: Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans. The tax overhaul that President Trump signed into law now has more supporters than opponents, buoying Republican hopes for this year’s congressional elections.