This Republican billionaire using his tax breaks to fund Democrats

Top GOP mega-donor done with Republicans, is giving all his money to Democrats. Here's why …

Top GOP mega-donor done with Republicans, is giving all his money to Democrats. Here's why …

So, in an astonishing flip, Klarman, at one point New England's most generous donor to Republicans, is taking his money elsewhere: He's heaping cash on Democrats. The new poll discovered that Democrats can possibly be competitive at the five Republican districts these mid-terms, together with voter preference across the five districts almost evenly divide for a generic GOP candidate (46%) in contrast with an Democrat (44 percent).

Democrats won the statewide House vote by eight percentage points in 2016 and an even smaller two in the 2014 midterm.

Democrats have a 19-point lead over Republicans in the generic House ballot among registered voters in the state, according to a Monmouth University poll. "Not only are New Jersey Democrats doing better on the generic House ballot statewide, but the shift is coming nearly entirely from districts now held by the GOP".

In the five House seats now held by a Republican, voter preference is split 46 percent for the GOP candidate and 44 percent for the Democrat, according to the poll.

The poll's vote share in the seven seats now held by Democrats - a 31 percentage point gap - is in line with the average 30-point advantage Democrats held in these districts in both 2016 and 2014.

From the past two House elections, such five districts were solidly red, averaging a 22-point gain for Republicans.

"This is pretty astounding. When those results hold, we can possibly be right down to just two or one - or zero - Republican associates at the state delegation after November".

President Trump is dragging down New Jersey Republicans, according to the poll.

The Post-ABC poll also showed a slight uptick in President Donald Trump's approval rating as well, with 40% approving and 56% disapproving of how he is handling his job.

Only 35 percent of state residents approve of the new tax reform law, while 46 percent disapprove.

A Washington Post-ABC News poll released Monday showed a nationwide tightening for Democrats in a generic congressional ballot among registered voters, down to an advantage of 4 percentage points at 47%.

In GOP-held House districts, 42 percent of residents approve of the tax plan and 46 percent disapprove, according to the poll.

The poll surveyed 703 new-jersey adults by telephone April 610, 6 32 of whom are registered Republicans. The results have a margin of error of +/- 3.7 percent for the full sample and +/- 3.9 percent for voters.

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