This Deal is Not Enough
The deal of $38 billion in cuts announced early this morning between GOP Leadership and Harry Reid is a pittance compared to the $3.5 trillion+ we are on pace to spend this year alone. Since Republicans took the Majority, I have been vocal about what the American people sent us to Washington to accomplish. As I said in my last RedState post, we must fight | Read More »
Not a Big Enough Fight
Since Republicans took the House majority in January I have been calling for our leadership to fight. We must answer the bell that was rung last November when the American people called us to fight for deep cuts in spending, for the full repeal of ObamaCare, for an end to taxpayer funding of abortion, and for a government that will live within its Constitutional boundaries. | Read More »
Letter to Leadership to Defund ObamaCare Immediately
Last night my colleague Rep. Steve King (IA-05) and I drafted a letter to Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor and Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers urging them to include language to defund ObamaCare and rescind the $105,464,000,000 in funds already appropriated to implementing the health care law. Next Wednesday the House will consider another Continuing Resolution. Including language to defund ObamaCare is our opportunity to stop | Read More »
Join the National Tea Party Tele-Townhall on August 9th!
As you’ve probably heard by now, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called back all House Members to Washington next week so we can vote on $26 billion in more stimulus spending. While it’s being framed as money for state aid, you can bet that this “urgent” rush to Washington by the Democrats is more of a result of their precarious political fortunes this November. In fact, | Read More »