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Key Vote Alert - "NO" on Plan B and Sequester Replacement

01:16 PM | Link to Alert: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/perm/?postID=16028

KEY VOTE ALERT
"NO" on Plan B and Sequester Replacement

Yesterday, we notified members of Congress that we were key-voting "NO" on the rule for the so-called "Plan B" tax increase. That key vote still stands. However, we also plan to score two more votes:

1. If the rule to "Plan B" (H.Res. 841) is approved, we will urge members of the House to vote "NO" on the underlying bill (H.J.Res. 66). Our criticism of the bill remains the same as it was yesterday.

2. The Club for Growth also urges members of the House to vote "NO" on the Sequester Replacement Act (HR 6684). As we wrote earlier this year about this proposal, House leaders are refusing to make all of the necessary spending cuts now and instead are promising to make the cuts in a future Congress. They will try to claim that they aren't breaking the sequester because they actually cut more than the $1.2 trillion required over ten years. But this is misleading. They don't want to make all of the FY13 cuts, so they are pushing them into the future. This is a direct violation of the promise they made to the public last year.

Our Congressional Scorecard for the 112th Congress provides a comprehensive rating of how well or how poorly each member of Congress supports pro-growth, free-market policies and will be distributed to our members and to the public.

 

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