Support For Infrastructure Bill Fell 8 Points In Days Before Signing

Support For Infrastructure Bill Fell 8 Points In Days Before Signing


Support for the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act plummeted in the days before its signing.

A Morning Consult and Politico survey taken after the legislation was approved in the House of Representatives shows that the package now has less bipartisan support.

Politico explained:

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Our latest POLITICO/Morning Consult survey found 50% support overall for the legislation. That’s down from 58% when Morning Consult first asked the question in mid-August, shortly after the Senate passed the bill.

While support among Democrats (roughly 80%) and independents (45 to 50%) has remained relatively steady, there’s been a striking drop among Republicans. In mid-August, 40% of Republicans supported the bill; now, just 22% do. GOP support dropped 10 points over the past two weeks, when Morning Consult surveyed voters after the House

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