Trump touts GOP tax law amid wavering support

Trump touts GOP tax law amid wavering support
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary MORE on Friday promoted the GOP's tax-reform law, passed in December, as Republicans head into election season to campaign on their legislative success and polls show uneven support among Americans.

In a tweet early Friday morning, the president took aim at House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOvernight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — California monitoring 8,400 people for coronavirus | Pence taps career official to coordinate response | Dems insist on guardrails for funding Overnight Energy: Murkowski, Manchin unveil major energy bill | Lawmakers grill EPA chief over push to slash agency's budget | GOP lawmaker accuses Trump officials of 'playing politics' over Yucca Mountain Hillicon Valley — Presented by Facebook — Federal court rules tech giants can censor content | Trump upends surveillance fight | Senate passes bill barring federal funds for Huawei equipment MORE (D-Calif.), who he says is "going crazy" over the law and was working with House Democrats to repeal it.

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"Nancy Pelosi is going absolutely crazy about the big Tax Cuts given to the American People by the Republicans...got not one Democrat Vote! Here’s a choice. They want to end them and raise your taxes substantially. Republicans are working on making them permanent and more cuts!" he tweeted.

Some recent polls have shown the popularity of the tax bill rising as millions of Americans filed their taxes before this month's filing deadline. Still, the law remains underwater, with a NBC News/WSJ poll in early April finding support for the law sitting at just 39 percent. A Gallup poll conducted in April found support sitting at the same level.

Still, Trump could see support for the bill rise despite partisan divides over the issue, with polls indicating it depends on whether people notice a difference in their paychecks.

A report earlier in April from the Congressional Budget Office said the GOP's signature tax law is projected to increase the national debt by $1.9 trillion between 2018 and 2028.

The White House has dismissed these numbers, with chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow warning Americans to "never" trust the CBO.

-- Updated at 9:20 a.m. to correct an error incorrectly referring to NBC's poll as a Gallup poll.