In the News: The Battle Over Democrats’ COVID-19 Relief Bill Is Just Beginning

Glen Bolger, a Republican pollster at Public Opinion Strategies, said the legislation could get less popular over time as the public learned more about its non-COVID-19 provisions.

“What Republicans have to do is turn it into midnight basketball,” he said, referring to a program Republicans attacked as frivolous in 1990s crime legislation. “You have to say you support the bits of this that go to COVID relief, but detail the pork that’s in there.”

Read more about the arguments surrounding the COVID-19 relief here.

Public Opinion Strategies