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Key Vote Alert – “NO” ON CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS ACT, H.J. RES 31

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on Consolidated Appropriations Act, H.J. Res 31 The Club for Growth opposes the Consolidated Appropriations Act, H.J. Res. 31 and urges all Senators and Representatives to vote NO on it.  A vote is expected this afternoon in the Senate and this evening in the House.  The results of this vote will […]

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 […]

Do Government Shutdowns Affect Most Americans? Not Really – David McIntosh op-ed in The Daily Caller

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Last week was different. For the first time in six weeks, the U.S. government was back up and running on all cylinders. But aside from TSA agents and air traffic controllers no longer calling out sick due to the “blue flu,” were the daily lives of Americans last week that much different than they had […]

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 […]

2019 State of the Union – Highlights

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On Tuesday February 5, 2019, President Trump addressed Congress in his second State of the Union address. He delivered it to a divided Congress, but focused on the themes of unification and coming together as a nation. Freedom has long been, and continues to be, a unifying principle of the American people.  

McIntosh joins Bloomberg’s Balance of Power to discuss trade talks with China

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Coalition Letter to Congress: Support Congressional Trade Authority Act

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Dear Member of Congress: On behalf of the millions of taxpayers, consumers, farmers, and businesses represented by our 38 organizations in all 50 states, we urge your support for the bicameral, bipartisan “Congressional Trade Authority Act.” This legislation would amend the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to require Congressional approval before the President adjusts imports – […]

KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, H.R. 790

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, H.R. 790 The Club for Growth opposes Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019, H.R. 790 and urges all Representatives to vote NO on it.  A vote is expected this afternoon.  The results of this vote will be included […]

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 […]

Key Vote Alert – “NO” on Sponsorship of Reciprocal Trade Act

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KEY VOTE ALERT Sponsorship of Reciprocal Trade Act The Club for Growth opposes the United States Reciprocal Trade Act, sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) and will be key voting against the sponsorship of the bill.  While a vote on the proposal has not been scheduled, the Club urges all Representatives to oppose sponsorship of […]

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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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 […]

Club for Growth PAC Encourages Mark Green to Run for Senate

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Today, upon news reports that Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) would not be seeking reelection to the United States Senate, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement encouraging Congressman-elect Mark Green (TN-07) to run for the open Senate seat in 2020: “Club for Growth PAC was one of the first national groups to […]

Club for Growth Disappointed in Conservatives’ Betrayal on Farm Bill

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Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to the House passage of the Farm Bill conference report: “Club for Growth is disappointed by all the fiscal conservatives who voted in support of the farm bill conference report,” stated Club for Growth President David McIntosh. “In particular, we had great hopes that three House […]

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 […]

Mornings with Maria highlights McIntosh’s WSJ Op-Ed on USMCA and Tariffs

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Key Vote Alert – “NO” on Tester Donor Intimidation Resolution (S.J.Res. 64)

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on Tester Donor Intimidation Resolution (S.J.Res. 64) The Club for Growth opposes S.J.Res. 64 and urges all Senators to vote NO on it.  A vote is expected as early as this afternoon.  The vote will be included in the Club’s 2018 congressional scorecard. Using the process granted under the Congressional Review […]

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: No New Nafta Until Tariffs Have Been Lifted

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No New Nafta Until Tariffs Have Been Lifted David McIntosh 12/10/2018 Read the full article on WSJ.com: https://www.wsj.com/articles/no-new-nafta-until-tariffs-have-been-lifted-1544395870 Economists across the political spectrum have cautioned President Trump against tariffs for the harms they inflict on the U.S. economy. That hasn’t stopped the president from imposing them on imports from allies and adversaries alike. Fortunately, with the […]

Club for Growth Polling: Americans Overwhelmingly Want Lame Duck Congress to Pass Penny Plan and Tax Cuts

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Today, Club for Growth released a poll that shows voters overwhelmingly support Congress passing pro-growth policies during the lame duck session, which includes making tax cuts for working families and individuals permanent and passing the “Penny Plan” to reduce the deficit.  Sponsored by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), the Penny Plan cuts federal spending by just […]