Category: Government Spending

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 […]

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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Club for Growth Condemns Short-Term Funding Plan

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to news reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) would be introducing a short-term funding bill to fund the government through February 8, 2019: “Congress’ primary responsibility is to make sure the government is funded and spends within its means,” explained Club for […]

Key Vote Alert – “NO” on the Farm Bill Conference Report (HR 2)

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on the Farm Bill Conference Report (HR 2) The Club for Growth opposes the conference report for the farm bill (HR 2) and urges all members of Congress to vote NO on it.  A vote is expected in the House later this week, while the Senate abruptly just announced a vote […]

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 […]

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 […]