NEW POLL, SAME STORY: Americans Really Like President Biden’s Families Plan
May 5, 2021
|As Republicans go to the mat to protect tax loopholes for the wealthiest Americans instead of investing in working families, voters have made clear that President Biden’s American Families Plan works for them.
According to a new poll, the American Families Plan is supported by the majority of voters despite Republican talking points designed to mislead the country.
Morning Consult: Biden’s $1.8 Trillion American Families Plan Is Supported by Nearly 60% of Voters
- While Biden’s plan faces a long road in Washington, it doesn’t appear to be a hard sell for the electorate. According to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll, 58 percent of voters say they support the package.
- Biden’s latest proposal, branded as the American Families Plan, is overwhelmingly popular with Democrats at 86 percent support, while 54 percent of independent voters back the plan.
- One provision — ensuring that low- and middle-income families pay no more than 7 percent of their income on child care — garnered support from 64 percent of voters, followed closely by free preschool for all 3- and 4-year-olds at 63 percent.
- Even the least popular measure listed — two years of subsidized tuition for low- and middle-income students at historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions — garnered support from 56 percent of voters.