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12/05/2013

Mike Simpson’s Pro-Bailout, Pro-Obama Stimulus, Pro-Debt Allies Try To Save His Flailing Candidacy

Link to Article: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/perm/pr/?postID=1264
 Club for Growth President Chris Chocola: “I guess pro-bailout, pro-Obama stimulus spending, pro-debt birds of a feather flock together.” 

Washington, DC – The Club for Growth PAC issued the following statement in response to the Chamber of Commerce ad campaign in Idaho’s Second Congressional District on behalf of liberal Republican Mike Simpson. The Club’s PAC has endorsed pro-taxpayer fiscal conservative Bryan Smith for Congress: 

“It’s no surprise that Mike Simpson is receiving support from his allies in Washington,” said Club for Growth President Chris Chocola. “Mike Simpson supported the $700 billion bailout out of Wall Street. The Chamber of Commerce supported the $700 billion bailout of Wall Street. Mike Simpson supported keeping all the spending in the Obama stimulus. The Chamber of Commerce supported the Obama stimulus. Mike Simpson supported raising the debt limit by trillions of dollars. The Chamber of Commerce supported raising the debt limit by trillions of dollars. I guess pro-bailout, pro-Obama stimulus spending, pro-debt birds of a feather flock together.” 

Mike Simpson and the Chamber of Commerce: Pro-bailout, Pro-Obama stimulus, Pro-debt birds of a feather

On the $700 billion bailout of Wall Street…
·        Mike Simpson voted for the $700 billion bailout of Wall Street (RCV #681, 2008)
·        The Chamber of Commerce supported the $700 billion bailout of Wall Street (Chamber of Commerce Scorecard, 2008, Vote #1) 

On the Obama stimulus…
·        Mike Simpson voted to keep all of the spending in Obama’s stimulus (RCV #42, 2009)
·        The Chamber of Commerce supported the Obama stimulus (Chamber of Commerce Scorecard, 2009, Vote #14) 

On raising the debt limit by trillions…
·        Mike Simpson voted to increase the debt limit by $2.1 trillion (RCV #690, 2011)
·        The Chamber of Commerce supported increasing the debt limit by $2.1 trillion (Chamber of Commerce Scorecard, 2011, Vote #7)

 




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