“The Democratic sweep in Tuesday’s elections has raised the pressure on Republicans to make good on their campaign promises,” according to The Hill. “Republican senators downplayed any setback to their tax-reform push from the elections, but said the results drove home the need to deliver legislative wins before votes are cast in 2018.”
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has stated multiple times that Congressional Republicans will also feel the heat if they do not start delivering on campaign promises, especially tax reform:
Lindsey Graham says “the financial contributions will stop” if tax reform fails.
— Alan Rappeport (@arappeport) November 9, 2017
A Politico poll from this morning revealed that 45% of Americans who have heard of the current GOP tax reform bill support it, compared to 36% who oppose it.
Conservative voters and donors, big and small alike, will make their voices loud and clear come November 2018.