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FreedomWorks Statement in Response to Polling That Shows Majority of Voters Increasingly Pessimistic About State of U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A recent national survey conducted by Scott Rasmussen conducted September 15-17 shows that vast majorities of Americans are suffering under Biden’s failed economy, while pessimism continues to grow. 

Some key insights are as follows: 

  • 57 percent of voters rate the state of the American economy as “poor.”
  • 67 percent of voters believe the American economy is getting worse.
  • 68 percent of voters say they are worse off now than they were two years ago.
  • 52 percent of voters say their personal finances are getting worse, while only 17 percent say they are improving. This net negative of 35 percent is the greatest measured so far this year. 

Cesar Ybarra, FreedomWorks Vice President of Policy commented: 

“Americans continue to hold increasingly pessimistic views of the economy. Inflation remains near a 40 year high, wages continue to fall, and home values have now plummeted for the second month in a row. What has the Democrats’ response been? More spending, higher taxes and 87,000 new IRS agents. Republicans should be driving these hard realities home against Democrats on the campaign trail.”


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