Category: Federal Budget

Club for Growth & Coalition of Conservative Groups Tell Congress Not to Break Spending Caps

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The Club for Growth, along with FreedomWorks and 11 other major conservative organizations, co-signed a letter to Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Minority Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) urging them not to exceed spending limits set in the 2011 Budget Control Act (BCA) in a potential deal to increase discretionary spending. Club for Growth President […]

Oppose Ex-Im, It Could Be Financing Deadly Boeing Jets

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For over 1,000 days, the Export-Import Bank has been prohibited from financing loans in excess of $10 million because it has been operating without a quorum on the Board of Directors. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the GOP Senate Majority should be commended for resisting voting on nominations to Ex-Im Board of Directors.  Had […]

KEY VOTE ALERT – “NO” ON GREEN NEW DEAL, S.J. RES 8

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The Club for Growth opposes the Green New Deal, S.J. Res 8 and urges all Senators to vote NO on it.  A vote is expected this week in the Senate.  The results of this vote will be included in the Club for Growth Foundation’s 2019 congressional scorecard. The scorecard will count any Senators voting “present” […]

McIntosh Applauds President Trump’s Budget Proposal but Cautions Deficits

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Club for Growth President David McIntosh: “Club for Growth applauds President Trump and Acting OMB Director Russ Vought on a budget proposal that would continue to dramatically improve economic growth and avoid another outrageous and irresponsible budget cap spending deal. As the president has demonstrated over the past two years, reducing regulatory burdens, barriers to […]

The shutdown makes it clearer than ever — now is the time to privatize TSA

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In an op-ed in The Washington Examiner, McIntosh explained that the shutdown makes it clearer than ever — now is the time to privatize TSA. In the piece he writes: “The shutdown vividly demonstrates the need to fully privatize the Transportation Security Administration. Now there is the potential for a bipartisan consensus about doing just […]

McIntosh on CNBC’s Squawk Box: Is the Fed Getting It Wrong?

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Key Vote Alert – “NO” to NFIP Reauthorization

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on the House Amendment to the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act (S. 1182) The Club for Growth is opposed to the House Amendment to the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act (S. 1182) and we urge all House members to vote against it. A vote is expected this week in […]

Key Vote Alert – Minibus Amendments (HR 5895)

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KEY VOTE ALERT Minibus Amendments (HR 5895) The Club for Growth is scoring the following amendments under consideration during the debate on the so-called Minibus (HR 5895). These amendments will be voted on as early as today. The votes will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. YES on Norman #11 – This amendment […]

Key Vote Alert – “YES” on the Rescissions Package

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KEY VOTE ALERT “YES” to the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (HR 3) The Club for Growth supports the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (HR 3) and we urge all members of Congress to vote YES on it. A vote is expected in the House later this week, with […]

Club for Growth Applauds President Trump’s Rescission Package; Calls on Congress to Act

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement to praise President Trump’s $15 billion rescission package: “This rescission package is an initial step in President Trump keeping his promises to the American people to control spending,” stated Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “We encourage both the House and Senate to move […]