".2018.pdf">regularly found that more than 80% of voters who approve of Trump are voting for Republican House candidates, compared with more than 80% of voters who disapprove of Trump voting for Democratic House candidates.
The president now faces accusations of incompetence and ill-preparedness to handle the top job while having put together several legal teams to handle accusations of rape and his alleged "collusion" with Russian Federation.
House Republicans announced legislation Monday to permanently lock in last year's tax cuts, looking to remind voters of the surging economy - and the Republicans' role in getting it there - in the weeks before the November elections.
Senate seats are up for election every six years and this year's map features Democrats defending states where Trump won, sometimes by large margins.
It would also eliminate the maximum age for some retirement account contributions and let new businesses write off more start-up costs.
SALT's inclusion in the bill puts Republican lawmakers in high-tax states in a tricky spot: They must decide whether to vote in favor of raising taxes for their constituents or against tax cuts.
The telephone poll of 1,038 voters nationwide showed that voters back Democrats over Republicans by 52-38 percent.
Midterm elections often serve as referendums on the incumbent president, which makes Trump's overall unpopularity a liability for Republicans.
The cuts passed in December are projected to add an estimated $1.5 trillion over a decade to the federal deficit, the difference between Washington's spending and the taxes it collects.
"For us to win, we have to turn out the deplorable base plus the Reagan Democrats", he said in the interview.
Strong economic growth also doesn't seem to be winning over new voters for Trump, however. All but one were from high-tax Democratic states such as New York, New Jersey and California. It also temporarily lowered individual tax rates and nearly doubled the standard deduction.
The relatively low numbers does not help Trump at a time that the White House is busy denying destructive claims about his leadership skills made by dormer aides and undisclosed sources in various book, most recently being Fear by veteran reporter Bob Woodward and Unhinged by former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman.