Category: Government Spending

Club for Growth Supports Two-For-One Regulatory Cuts

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“President Trump’s order is what it will take to finally tackle the federal regulatory beast.” Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to President Trump’s signing of an Executive Order calling for the elimination of two existing federal regulations for every new regulation that is issued: “This […]

Club for Growth Opposes GOP’s Proposed Consumer Tax

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“Pro-growth tax reform is not creating a new middle-class consumer tax to take the place of high corporate taxes.”  Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to published comments by the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on the border adjustment provision in the House […]

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 […]

Go Big

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Could we finally see dramatic cuts in federal spending? According to published reports, key members of the Trump transition team are preparing a blueprint to reduce federal spending by $10.5 trillion over ten years. The plan includes privatizing public television, and eliminating programs like the National Endowment for the Arts, along with other major department […]

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 […]

Export Import Bank

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The Export-Import Bank is a federal agency that uses billions of tax dollars to back foreign business deals for a small handful of large companies. It is a classic Washington example of picking winners and losers. Some U.S. companies are supported by taxpayers, but most are not. Congressional authorization for Ex-Im lapsed in 2015, and […]

Club for Growth Opposes Obama’s Last Ditch End-Around for Export-Import Bank

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“The Export-Import Bank is exactly the kind of bureaucratic swamp that the American people want drained.”   Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to reports that the Obama administration wants Congressional Republicans to change the rules for how the Export-Import Bank operates:   “The Export-Import Bank […]

David On WSJ Opinion Journal Re: Earmarks

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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 […]