Club for Growth

Tax Reduction and Reform: President Trump Goes After The Swamp

Reducing the tax burden on businesses will encourage long-term investment, make them more competitive and help get our economy growing and creating private sector jobs. This is the tax plan that the American people supported when they elected President Trump, so Speaker Ryan and House Republicans would do well to give it their full support.

Josh Mandel Gains Citizens United PVF Endorsement In Ohio Senate Race

Conservative Josh Mandel booked two early endorsements from conservative powerhouses The Club for Growth PAC and The Senate Conservatives Fund, and now he’s picked-up a third; our friends at the Citizens United Political Victory Fund.

Establishment frets: Freedom Caucus and Club for Growth in cahoots

Rachael Bade, Politico

Critics say the Club's endorsements appear to go beyond the typical support of outside groups for like-minded candidates that one would expect, to something approaching an unholy coordination between a group of lawmakers and a big-spending conservative organization. There's no daylight between the candidates the groups have gotten behind: All Club-backed House contenders this year are members of, or endorsed by, the Freedom Caucus.

Are Conservatives Coming Around To Trump?

CHQ's endorsed candidate for the open Senate seat in Florida, Congressman Ron DeSantis, yesterday issued a strong statement calling for Republican unity behind Donald Trump. In a state that fielded two of Trump's competitors in the GOP primaries DeSantis' statement took some guts, especially given that one of his earliest and biggest backers - the Club for Growth - have been leaders of the #NeverTrump movement.

Right and Left Coming Together to Defeat Corrupt Crony Ex-Im Bank

The establishment media has largely ignored the story, but there is an important trend developing in national politics and policy debates; the emergence of more than occasional alliances of conservative and liberal populists. The latest Right-Left populist policy alliance to emerge is between conservative and liberal opponents of the Export-Import Bank reauthorization, and yesterday afternoon our conservative friends at The Club for Growth announced the release of a TV ad aimed at Florida Democrats.

Club for Growth Prepares to Fight Another Round with Mike Huckabee

Jim Geraghty, National Review

“If he [Mike Huckabee] got the nomination and was president, he’d be terrible on economic conservative issues, and we’ve got to educate the voters about that through our affiliated PAC,’ Club for Growth President David McIntosh said. “If somebody like that starts to rise up again — I don’t anticipate anyone will — who has a terrible record on economic liberty, we will make that known.”

Club for Growth plots role as 2016 kingmaker

James Hohmann, POLITICO

The Club for Growth couldn’t find a presidential candidate to love in 2008 and 2012. But 2016 may be different. Half a dozen of them — including two the Club helped propel into office in the first place, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio — traveled to The Breakers resort here this weekend to make their pitches to 200 of the group’s biggest donors.

Conservatives mobilize against gas tax hike

The Hill, Keith Laing

A group of 50 conservative organizations in Washington is mobilizing opposition to an increase in the 18.4 cents per gallon federal gas tax to pay for new transportation projects saying falling gas prices are the first significant relief many Americans have experienced in years.

Tea Party Exposes Barbour's Seedy Role in MS Senate Race

Associated Press Staff

"You'd be hard-pressed to find a more desperate person than a DC lobbyist who thinks his fees are being threatened," said Barney Keller of Club for Growth. "Haley Barbour is losing a race in his own backyard.

Wis. Club for Growth Sues State Over Conservative Targeting

Philip Klein, Washington Examiner

Conserv. activist Eric O'Keefe, dir. of WI Club for Growth, filed a lawsuit against a state agency for its involvement in a secret probe against conservative groups. At issue is an investigation into political activity in the '12 recall elections conducted in secret under WI's John Doe laws.

RNC Staffer Calls Conserv. Candidate a "Fraud"

Erick Erickson, Red State

Jahan Wilcox, RNC Spokesman, responded to Thom Tillis’s victory by declaring that next would be to defeat Matt Bevin, the Repub. candidate in KY, who Wilcox called a “fraud.” Eventually, conservatives will stop writing checks and stop voting.

Cochran Can't Defend Record in Debate with McDaniel

Voters are entitled to a debate between the major candidates for the United States Senate, and it’s sad that Mississippi’s senior Senator has chosen instead to hide behind his handlers and avoid the tough questions. We think Mississippi deserves better.

Establishment Republican Mike Simpson Facing Grassroots Challenge

The Club for Growth PAC has endorsed fiscal conservative Bryan Smith for the Idaho 2 seat in Congress and released an ad making the case that Big Government Republican Mike Simpson must be replaced.

Club for Growth vs Establishment Pols Debate

Robert Feinberg, MoneyNews

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) hosted a civil debate titled "Tea party vs. establishment: Who is helping the right, and who is hurting it?" featuring Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth, and Steve LaTourette, CEO of the Repub. Main Street Partnership.

The Capitol Hill GOP Leaders Are Frauds

For decades CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie has been hammering away on the Republican establishment on Capitol Hill for trying to dupe limited government constitutional conservative voters. Now a new generation of conservatives is joining Viguerie in calling out the Republican congressional “leaders” as frauds. Sign and share the "Fire Boehner" petition.

Cochran's TeaParty Challenger Raises $500K in 10 Weeks

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) Tea Party challenger, Miss. state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) got a big fundraising boost from many conservative groups including the Club for Growth, FreedomWorks and the Senate Conservatives Fund.

Can Conservatives-GOP Marriage Be Saved?

Donna Cassata, Associated Press

Repub. leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.

Boehner:Outside Groups Lost Credibility

Boehner is voicing a common criticism in establishment Republican circles: that outside conservative groups reflexively oppose anything supported by GOP leadership. Boehner said the budget deal, which will come to a vote in the House Thurs.