Category: Federal Budget

Club for Growth Thanks Reps Sanford, Brat, & Palmer for Opposing RyanCare

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“It makes no sense for Speaker Ryan and Chairman Diane Black to force GOP lawmakers to walk the plank on a bill that they’ve already admitted needs to be changed.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement after Representatives Mark Sanford (SC-01), Dave Brat (VA-07), and Gary Palmer (AL-06) […]

Club for Growth Applauds Proposed Federal Spending Cuts in Trump Budget

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“This blueprint begins the much-needed work of making major cuts in agencies like the EPA, and ending the waste of taxpayer dollars that are being poured into things like federally-funded TV and radio.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s release of its […]

Club for Growth Supports Expediting Environmental Reviews

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“President Trump’s order will reduce the cost of government actions and help reduce the deficit.”  Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to President Trump’s signing of an order aimed at expediting environmental reviews and approvals for infrastructure projects: “President Trump’s order to speed up environmental reviews […]

Op-Ed in The Hill: In Mulvaney, Trump’s Budget pick is fiscal hawk with proven history

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BY DAVID MCINTOSH, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 01/23/17 01:40 PM EST Read full article on The Hill here >> President Trump has chosen a smart and proven fiscal hawk to direct his Office of Management and Budget (OMB), South Carolina Congressman Mick Mulvaney. He has a record of leading Republicans and even working with Democrats to cut […]

Club for Growth Applauds Senate GOP for Preserving Earmark Ban

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“Senate Republicans did the right thing today, and Senator Flake deserves credit for pushing the issue.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to published reports that Senate Republicans voted to continue their ban on earmarks: “House Republicans should take a cue from their Senate counterparts on […]

Club for Growth Applauds Choice of Mulvaney to Head OMB

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“Mick Mulvaney is a leader among economic conservatives, and his selection is a major victory for taxpayers.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Rep. Mick Mulvaney (SC-05) to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget: “The days of […]

Club for Growth Says “No” to Republican Effort to Restore Earmarks

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“Voters believed that Republicans would ‘drain the swamp,’ not redirect it for their own benefit.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to reports that a group of House Republicans wants a secret vote to end the ban on congressional earmarks: “This is a test of whether […]

IRS Reportedly Wasted $12 Million on an Unusable Email System

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The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) just released a report that found the IRS authorized the purchase of $12 million in subscriptions for an enterprise email system that was never properly installed. Besides violating several federal requirements for how these sorts of products are acquired, this is a clear misuse of taxpayer dollars, […]

Club for Growth Releases Annual Congressional Scorecard

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Washington, DC – Today, the Club for Growth released its 2015 Congressional Scorecard, which ranks the voting behavior of Members of Congress based on issues relating to limited government and economic growth. To view the Club for Growth’s 2015 Congressional Scorecard and all prior scorecards, click here. “Despite slight progress in 2015, Congress has a […]

In The News… 4.6.16

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Daily Signal on how politicians have been dishonest on trade Environment & Energy on Mike Lee’s conservative credentials and his view of the right role of the federal government Rand Paul’s op-ed in Grayson County News Gazette; We Must Stop Wasteful Spending Now