ICYMI: LAWRENCE O’DONNELL HIGHLIGHTS INVEST IN AMERICA/DATA FOR PROGRESS POLL UNDERSCORING POPULARITY OF FULL AMERICAN JOBS & FAMILIES PLANS
POLLING: 62% of Voters, Including a Majority of Independents, Support Passing the Investments in the American Jobs and Families Plans Together Through Reconciliation
Overwhelming Majorities of Voters Support Investments in Clean Energy, Care, and Education — And Are Less Likely to Support Lawmakers Who Would Gut Those Investments To Pass Only One Bipartisan Deal
Last night, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell cited Invest in America and Data For Progress’ new poll, which found that a majority of Americans support passing the American Jobs and Families plans together through reconciliation. The poll also found that an overwhelming majority support investing in care, clean energy, and education as a part of infrastructure, and would be less likely to support a lawmaker who guts that funding in favor of passing only one bipartisan deal.
- 62% of voters, including a majority of Independents, support passing the investments in the American Jobs and Families Plans together through reconciliation
- 68% of voters, including a majority of Independents and Republicans, would be more likely to support a lawmaker who voted improve quality and lower cost of long-term care for seniors and people with disabilities, even passed on a partisan basis
- 55% of voters, including a majority of Independents, would be less likely to support a lawmaker who blocked those investments in order to pass a bipartisan investment in physical infrastructure alone
- 58% of voters, including a majority of Independents, aren’t worried about inflation, and think we should invest more now to create new jobs and kickstart economic growth