Almost 72% of those surveyed by the Trafalgar Group last week said they would be less likely to support President Joe Biden’s massive $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill if it raised taxes or increased the debt.
The bill as currently proposed does both of these things, but is being sold to the American people as costing “zero” and being “paid for.”
Only 20% said they would be more likely to support the bill given tax increases or more debt.
Even Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), one of the most radical members of Congress, said her party was going to have to compromise on the current spending plans after Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) said they would not vote for a $3.5 trillion bill.
She is advocating dubious spending tricks like not fully funding programs in the bill, however.
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