Conservatives almost unanimously give President Trump and his policies credit for the surge in economic growth, according to a poll by FedUp PAC.
More than 92% say the President is “responsible for the more rapid economic growth” while less than 4% disagree. The US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by by 3.1% for the last nine months of 2017, faster than during the Obama years and well ahead of what economists had predicted.
Trump had claimed, during the 2016 campaign, that his policies of deregulation, tax cuts, and tariffs would lead to 3% growth, but most independent observers had claimed that such high growth rates are no longer possible.
The 2017 growth certainly profited from deregulation, but only from the hope of tax cuts. With the tax cuts going into effect on January 1, and tariffs now being put into place, Trump and his voters can hope for further economic stimulation this year.
FedUp PAC is a grass roots organization that wants constitutional conservatives to take over the GOP because Americans are fed up with the Republican establishment. It is not affiliated with any candidate or committee.