Tag: Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist Endorses Senator John McCain

Friday, the founder of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist, endorsed establishment Senator John McCain in a letter released by the McCain Campaign. McCain is facing a tough primary challenge Aug 30th from former State Senator Dr. Kelli Ward. Norquist,

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Hillary Clinton’s History: How Huma Abedin Went from Intern to Top Adviser

In Part One of this series, we looked at the people and events behind the history-making first White House Ramadan dinner, held in 1996 and hosted by Hillary Clinton — an event that revealed the shocking ignorance both Bill and Hillary Clinton had about Islam, especially in the light of events such as 1993’s attack on the World Trade Center.

ATR Says Trump Tax Reform Meets “The Pledge”

The anti-tax group, Americans for Tax Reform, said today that Donald Trump’s tax reform proposal meets its “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” to oppose net tax increases. In this Presidential cycle, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform got every GOP candidate, except Trump,

Grover Norquist’s Group: Obamatrade Tax Hike Was a ‘Tax’ Inside Obamacare, But Not with Paul Ryan’s Support

So, with all that said, 86 Republicans voted for a tax increase–and to violate Norquist’s pledge–when they voted for TAA last Friday. If they do it again on Tuesday, they’ll be violating it again–and of course if any other Republicans vote for TAA on Tuesday, if there is a vote, they’d be voting to violate Norquist’s pledge as well.

Grover Norquist Stays on NRA Board

On April 11, the NRA board of directors were announced at the Nashville convention, and they included Grover Norquist, the NRA board member over whom Glenn Beck threatened to quit the NRA.

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Report: Grover Norquist Hosts Scott Walker in DC Amid Islamist Controversy

The Washington Post’s Robert Costa reports Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in Washington, D.C., this weekend for the National Governors Association’s winter meeting. While there, he’ll also be meeting with Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist and other influential Republicans in his circle.

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Grover Norquist Lobbying GOP Congress for Amnesty Bill

Grover Norquist is again lobbying for comprehensive amnesty legislation. He will reportedly brief GOP lawmakers in Congress on Tuesday, arguing that the new GOP-led Congress has “an incredible opportunity” to pass amnesty legislation. And next month, Norquist will push for