Category: Government Spending

Key Vote Alert – Scoring the Farm Bill + Amendments

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KEY VOTE ALERT The Farm Bill (HR 2) + Amendments The Club for Growth opposes the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (HR 2), and we urge all House members to oppose it. A vote on final passage is expected this week. The vote will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. Every five […]

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 […]

CFG on TV: Andy Roth joins Fox Business to Discuss the Latest on Tariffs with China and the Omnibus Spending Bill

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Andy Roth, VP of Gov’t Affairs at Club for Growth, joins After the Bell to discuss the latest on tariffs with China and the omnibus spending bill. https://youtu.be/dWg3c22LD64″ target=”_blank”>https://youtu.be/dWg3c22LD64

Do You Remember When Markwayne Mullin Promised to Protect Taxpayers? He doesn’t.

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Do You Remember When Markwayne Mullin Promised to Protect Taxpayers?  He doesn’t. Washington, DC – Today Club for Growth unveiled a new 15-second ad to bring attention to the wasteful spending practice of earmarks that Rep. Markwayne Mullin embraces. Club for Growth’s ad, “Amnesia,” begins airing on TV in Oklahoma and will also run digitally. […]

Club for Growth Key Vote Alert: “NO” on Schumer-McConnell Budget Deal

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Washington, DC – Today, Club for Growth issued the following vote alert in advance of an upcoming vote on the Schumer-McConnell budget deal: “The Club for Growth opposes the Schumer-McConnell budget deal and urges all members of Congress to vote NO on it. A vote is expected soon in both chambers. The vote will be […]

Conservative Coalition Demands Transparency in Earmark Debate

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January 26, 2018   Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C.  20515   Dear Mr. Speaker,   On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of members, we appreciate your leadership in bringing the debate over earmarks into the open after the attempt to modify the earmark moratorium […]

Club for Growth Warns House GOP Not to Get Intoxicated with Earmarks

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This week the Club for Growth will unveil a new ad, “Hangover,” that brings attention to the wasteful spending practice of earmarks that Rep. John Culberson (R-TX) and some of his Republican colleagues seek to restore.   Ahead of releasing the ad, Club for Growth President David McIntosh offered the following statement: “In 2011, taxpayers […]

Open Letter to President Trump: No To A Return of Earmarks

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Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of members from across the country, we urge you to reconsider your suggestion that Congress consider restoring earmarks. Earmarks are the antithesis of the “drain the swamp” election that sent you to the White House. They are corrupt, inequitable, and wasteful. Since 1991, […]

Open Letter to Congress: Don’t Bring Back Earmarks

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Dear Members of Congress: In 2011, your body spoke with a clear voice against the culture of waste and abuse endemic to Washington by passing a ban on the scandal-ridden earmark process. Earmarks can feasibly increase the upward pressure on members of Congress to spend more to get their own pet projects approved. Even though […]

Club for Growth Sends Letter to Tax Conferees

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Washington, DC – Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh sent a letter to Majority Leader McConnell, House Speaker Ryan, and members of the tax conference committee.  An excerpt of the letter is below.  The letter can be read in its entirety here.   “As conference discussions begin, Club for Growth wants to ensure that […]