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  A majority of Americans support raising the top tax rate to 70 percent
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Last EditedRP  Jan 15, 2019 04:46pm
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AuthorMatthew Sheffield
News DateTuesday, January 15, 2019 10:45:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and her Republican critics have both called her proposal to dramatically increase America's highest tax rate "radical" but a new poll released Tuesday indicates that a majority of Americans agrees with the idea.

In the latest The Hill-HarrisX survey — conducted Jan. 12 and 13 after the newly elected congresswoman called for the U.S. to raise its highest tax rate to 70 percent — a sizable majority of registered voters, 59 percent, supports the concept.
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