Tag: Export-Import Bank

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 […]

Ron DeSantis on Ex-Im Bank

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Club for Growth, Heritage Action Oppose Debt and Budget Deal

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Washington – Late Monday night, the House Rules Committee released text of a massive deal that would  increase the debt ceiling by at least $1.5 trillion and increase spending by at least $80 billion over the next two years in exchange for promises of spending reductions in the last few years of the ten-year budget window. The zombie budget deal […]

Key Vote Alert – “NO” on Renewing the Ex-Im Bank

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KEY VOTE ALERT “NO” on Renewing the Export-Import Bank “NO” on signing Discharge Petition (#0002) The Club for Growth urges all House members to oppose any vote that reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank.  The Club also urges members to not sign the discharge petition (#0002) that would force the House to consider such a bill.  A vote […]

Club Responds to NAM Threat

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Club for Growth president David McIntosh released a statement after the National Association of Manufacturers said it would stop all donations to Republicans while it fights for renewal of the corrupt Export-Import Bank: “It makes no sense that NAM wants to punish pro-growth lawmakers who are fighting to lower corporate tax rates, stop the EPA, and […]

Economist Greg Mankiw on the Export-Import Bank:

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Economist Greg Mankiw, a former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush, recently came out against the Export-Import Bank. See his short blog post below. I just got back from Utah, where I was one of the speakers at a conference that has been dubbed “Club Mitt.” One of the other speakers–this […]

Club for Growth Starts New TV Ad Campaign against Ex-Im in Arkansas and Tennessee

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Washington, DC – The Club for Growth today released TV ads urging two more Members of Congress to join conservatives and end the Export-Import Bank. The ads are airing in the congressional districts of Representatives Bruce Westerman (AR-4) and Phil Roe (TN-1). They are on broadcast and cable TV in Little Rock and Fort Smith, […]

Club for Growth Applauds Senator Shelby for Opposing Export-Import Bank

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Washington, DC – The Club for Growth today released the following statement after Senator Richard Shelby (AL), Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, announced his opposition to reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank: “Chairman Shelby is exactly right that ‘we really won’t miss’ the Export-Import Bank when its charter expires,” said Club for Growth President David […]

An Open Letter to Republicans on the Ex-Im Bank by Rep. Jeb Hensarling (TX-5)

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The following was published in The Wall Street Journal on June 4, 2015   By Rep. Jeb Hensarling The 80-year old Export-Import Bank will begin to wind down on June 30, unless Congress renews it again. Republicans in the House and Senate need to let it expire—and as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, […]

Club for Growth TV Ad Applauds Opposition to Ex-Im by Democrat Alan Grayson

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Washington, DC – The Club for Growth today announced the release of a TV ad urging Florida Democrats to support Representative Alan Grayson’s (FL-9) opposition to the Export-Import Bank, over Representative Patrick Murphy’s (FL-18) support for the bank and its corporate welfare. The ad will begin airingtomorrow statewide on MSNBC and other outlets in Florida, […]