Category: General Economics

Club for Growth Rejects Senator Rubio’s Anti-Growth Tax Hike on Capital Gains

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh released the following statement regarding Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) new plan that considers higher capital gains taxes on buybacks for the expressed purpose of reducing the occurrence of share repurchases: “The stated goal by Senator Rubio, and one shared by the Club for Growth, is to increase capital […]

AOC’s Green New Deal Is Really the New Green Unemployment Deal

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement after Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) unveiled their plans for a “Green New Deal:” “The Green New Deal is nothing more than the latest job-killing, socialist wish list from the radical left obsessed with climate change, Medicare-For-All, free college, and a total […]

Club for Growth Condemns Plans to Expand Presidential Trade Authority

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement after reports that White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro is pushing legislation to enhance the president’s power to unilaterally increase tariffs.  News reports reveal that Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI) is planning to introduce such legislation called the United States Reciprocal Trade Act: “Not just no, but […]

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

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Following GDP Report, Club for Growth to President Trump: It’s Time to Index Capital Gains to Inflation

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In light of the 3rd quarter GDP numbers that were below 4%, Club for Growth President David McIntosh offered the following statement: “The economy is strong, but it has recently encountered some formidable headwinds.  In order to reinvigorate the economy and make it even stronger, we recommend that President Trump immediately sign an executive order […]

Key Vote Alert – “YES” on the Kavanaugh Nomination (PN 2259)

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KEY VOTE ALERT “Yes” on the Kavanaugh Nomination (PN 2259) The Club for Growth supports President Trump’s nomination of DC Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.  A vote is expected in the next few days. The vote will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. Judge Kavanaugh’s record on the bench affirms his […]

Club for Growth: Tariffs Harm American Consumers

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s imposition of tariffs on U.S. allies including Europe, Canada, and Mexico: “Tariffs, on our nation’s closest allies no less, will reverse the positive impact of President Trump’s historic tax cuts,” stated Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “Furthermore, history […]

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 […]

Club for Growth Joins Coalition Urging President Trump to Include the Cruz-Daines-Gardner Competitiveness Chapter in NAFTA Renegotiation

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This week Club for Growth joined conservative allies in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to include the REINS Act within the Competitiveness Chapter of NAFTA renegotiations. The letter explains, “We write in appreciation of the remarkable pro-growth deregulatory accomplishments of your administration and to urge you to make those accomplishments permanent by […]

Club for Growth Announces Annual Congressional Scorecard

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Washington, DC – Today, Club for Growth announced its publication of the 2017 Club for Growth Foundation’s 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 Foundation’s 2017 Congressional Scorecard, click here. To view all prior […]