Just days before the historic plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday, 20% of Americans had seriously considered taking their money out of the stock market and 8% already had. But a majority (51%) were not too worried, or not worried at all about the money they have in banks.
Gallup tracks daily the percentage of employed Americans who, based on what they know or have seen, report that their company or employer is hiring new people and expanding the size of its workforce, not changing the size of its workforce, or letting people go and reducing the size of its workforce. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,700 working adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points.
While skeptics have a point in doubting tax reform can happen this year, the president, and now Paul Ryan, insist it will. Public support for middle-class tax relief, particularly from the GOP rank and file, works in reform's favor.
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