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  • Priorities USA, a major Democratic organization, released a warning to Democrats that they are losing the messaging fight over the GOP tax bill.
  • Americans’ opinion of President Donald Trump’s handling of taxes and economic issues dramatically improved in the group’s latest polling.
  • This also matches with a series of recent polls showing Americans coming around on the tax bill.

A major Democratic fundraising group sent out a warning to the party Wednesday, suggesting it is at risk of losing the public opinion battle on the Republican tax law.

In a memo, the political action group Priorities USA cited internal polling that showed Americans’ opinions of President Donald Trump’s handling of taxes and the economy had dramatically improved in recent months.

When voters have heard messages from both Democrats and Republicans on the tax bill, Democrats have won,” said the memo. “Unfortunately, that debate has been relatively one-sided recently and voters have not heard nearly as much from Democrats.”

According to the group’s polling, 46% of people surveyed view the tax law favorably to 42% responding unfavorably. That’s up from 32% and 48% marks in November, respectively.

Additionally Trump’s economic policies drew a 46% favorable to 39% unfavorable ratings, improving from a 38-to-43 split previously.

While the group found that many voters believed the law titled its benefits towards the wealthy and corporations, it warned that Democrats should be more aggressive in talking about issues of taxes and economics.

The polling matches similar turnarounds from other major public surveys. Polls conducted by Gallup, The New York Times, and Monmouth University have all showed drastically improved opinions on the tax bill as it has been implemented as law. Republicans have been homing in on the positives from the tax bill — including one-time bonuses from companies to workers and investment announcements.

At the same time, generic congressional ballots that compare preferences for unnamed Democrat and Republican candidates in the midterm elections have improved for the GOP — and Trump’s favorability has gotten a boost.

Economic issues typically ranks towards the top of voters’ most important issues list when heading to the polls.

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