Reps. Ron DeSantis and Matt Salmon – both elected with Club member support in 2012 – have an op-ed today in the Washington Times. In light of Congress trying to exempt itself from ObamaCare, these two men are urging consideration of a constitutional amendment that would prohibit "Congress from making any law that exempts members […]
After all the chaos I thought I’d flag a few interesting amendments that the House took up on the Farm Bill yesterday: · Rep. Chabot (R-OH) offered an amendment to repeal the Market Access Program, a corporate-welfare subsidy for agri-businesses. It failed, 98-322. · Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) offered an amendment to allow food stamp […]
Now this is a great idea.
Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) is laying down the gauntlet. In an op-ed published this morning in the Washington Times, Salmon is pledging to vote against House leadership’s rules. From this point forward, I will vote against the rule for bills that increase spending without offsetting spending cuts and encourage my other conservative colleagues to do […]