to more directly benefit poorer workers it has often taken for granted

NewAmerica

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Mandarin
Failed to get "take for granted" here.
Does it mean "GOP often think that they can easily help poorer workers"?

Thanks in advance

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WASHINGTON — By riding his appeal among working-class whites to the top of the Republican Party, Donald J. Trumphas emboldened conservative thinkers to press their party of business and the privileged to reshape its economic canon to more directly benefit poorer workers it has often taken for granted.

-NYTimes

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  • JulianStuart

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    English (UK then US)
    This is an idiom ( found when I typed take for granted into the search box. In that sentence, it refers to the workers
    • to treat with careless indifference:You'll regret it if you take her for granted.
     
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