Tag: Club For Growth

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House Freedom Caucus Considers Split from Republican Study Committee

Another example of unrest between the Republican leadership and its members came from The Hill on Monday, as it reported the forty members of the House Freedom Caucus may separate from the Republican Study Committee when the next Congress convenes.

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Club for Growth Lauds Trump for Selecting Pence as VP

“Mike Pence would be an outstanding Vice-President,” Club for Growth President David McIntosh said in a statement after Trump tweeted that he has selected the Republican governor from Indiana as his running mate. Until now, the Club has been one of the real estate billionaire’s fiercest critics.

FILE - In this April 9, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges supporters while leaving Trump Tower in New York. Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are all boasting about their New York City credentials. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Club for Growth Banks on Indiana to Stop Trump

The conservative group Club for Growth has booked $1.5 million in advertising in the upcoming Indiana primary. The ad explicitly urges voters to support Sen. Ted Cruz as a means of blocking Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination.

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Trump Camp: Ted Cruz Is ‘The Reason Why Obamatrade’ Passed

“The reason why Obamatrade became law is because of Ted Cruz,” said Donald Trump’s senior policy advisor Stephen Miller on Monday’s program of Breitbart News Daily. Miller — who had been working for Sen. Jeff Sessions at the time that

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) testify about the impact of heroin and prescription drug abuse and deaths in their states during a Senate Judicary Committee hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 27, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Conservatives Rally to Defend Portman on SCOTUS Stand

Liberals will target Senator Rob Portman, Republican from Ohio, and pressure him to confirm President Obama’s forthcoming Supreme Court nomination. But prominent conservatives are rallying to defend Portman and the Court.

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Chuck Schumer in 2007: Senate Should Block Supreme Court Nominees for 18 Months

WASHINGTON—In a development that’s likely to cause fits for President Barack Obama, the Senate Democrats’ next leader, Charles Schumer, told an 2007 audience — on video — that he wanted to block any Supreme Court nominations during the last 18 months of President George W. Bush’s presidency.