A new poll published Monday shows a whopping 76% of registered voters think the federal government should raise taxes on America’s highest earners; making the issue a top liberal priority heading into the 2020 presidential election.
“Surveys are showing overwhelming support for raising taxes on top earners, including a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll released Monday that found 76 percent of registered voters believe the wealthiest Americans should pay more in taxes,” writes Politico.
“There is a deep wellspring in terms of perception of unfairness in the economy that’s been tapped into here that either didn’t exist five years ago or existed and had not had a chance to be expressed,” adds one economic insider.
The report comes as national Democrats -including Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Elizabeth Warren- suggested raising taxes to 70% on wealthy Americans to help finance massive entitlement programs -including ‘Medicare for All.’
Read the full report at Politico.