Paul Ryan

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie Joins Conservative Leaders Opposed to Spending Deal

CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie has joined the Conservative Action Project's letter telling Republican leaders that Congress and the President have no excuse to violate their existing budget agreement. Conservatives cannot support any legislation that raises spending levels or increases revenue.

Budget Deal Could Make or Break TeaParty

Christopher Bedford, Daily Caller

Conservatives had better start paying attention to the budget battle raging in Washington: If things go south — and they are poised to do just that — the tea party’s single greatest policy victory, the sequester, could be destroyed. And worse yet, it could be destroyed in exchange for nothing.

Levin to Paul: Budget Deal is "Mickey Mouse Deal"

Joel B. Pollack, Breitbart

Mark Levin told Rep. Paul Ryan that the budget deal announced today with Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) was a "Mickey Mouse" deal, tinkering at the margins of the federal budget, undoing the sequester and exchanging immediate spending increases for future spending cuts.

TeaParty to Ryan: Kiss 2016 Goodbye

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

“If Paul Ryan puts his name to any plan that takes away the sequester, the most effective mechanism we’ve had in the past decade to actually cut spending, he can kiss goodbye any chances of running for president in 2016,” Todd Cefaratti, founder of TheTeaParty.net, said.

Help House Conservatives Fight Ryan, Portman and Boehner on Spending

House Republican "leaders" are about to cave on spending. Conservatives Mick Mulvaney (SC-5), Steve Scalise (LA-1), and Jim Jordan (OH-4) are rallying their colleagues to fight a new spending deal negotiated behind closed doors by establishment Republicans Rep. Paul Ryan and Senator Rob Portman.

Conservatives Oppose Ryan Budget Deal

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Americans for Prosperity said that lawmakers should oppose any budget deal that violates the $967 billion spending cap for '14 mandated by sequestration. They join the Heritage Foundation in opposing the budget deal be hammered out by Rep. Paul Ryan (R) and Sen. Patty Murray (D).

GOP About to Fumble on the Budget?

G. Tracy Mehan III, American Spectator

Better keep automatic sequester in place.

Ryan Most Open-Borders Backer in Congress?

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Center for Immigration Studies' (CIS) Mark Krikorian said that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is by far the most open borders-minded member of the U.S. Congress—even more so than Democrats like Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL).

Amnesty Coming One Piece at a Time?

We urge you to start letting your Congressman know NOW that you oppose anything remotely resembling the Senate immigration bill and that you don’t want a House – Senate Conference Committee that can put the elements of that bill into otherwise acceptable legislation. Most importantly, sign our “no amnesty” petition, watch the videos in our “Short Course” on immigration and amnesty to arm yourself intellectually to win the "no amnesty" debate.

Ryan Faces Crossroads in Iowa

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

Paul Ryan has been criticized by conservatives for supporting amnesty and for backing the fiscal cliff deal that raised taxes on the top 2% of the nation’s earners while extending the Bush-era tax cuts for most everyone else.

Amnesty and Paul Ryan's Presidential Ambitions

Along with Paul Ryan’s fine personal qualities comes a penchant for granting deference to the interests of the establishment GOP’s corporate paymasters and thereby alienating the two blocks of voters Republicans must have to win: Reagan Democrats and Tea Party movement voters. To arm yourself intellectually for the battle over amnesty and illegal immigration, watch the videos in our “Short Course” on amnesty and immigration and be sure to sign our "no amnesty" petition. 

Sebelius' Refusal to Testify Is Fishy

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

Rep. Paul Ryan said he plans to release several letters dating back to Aug. 15 that will show a pattern of HHS Sect. Kathleen Sebelius refusing to testify before his committee on the progress of implementing Obamacare.

TeaParty Fumes, Fiscal Fight Persists

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservative Movement leaders feel conservatives had momentum in the negotiations with Obama’s admin. and could've demanded serious concessions on OCare and spending until estab. R's stepped in to undercut them.

Heritage Pans New GOP Fiscal Plan

Todd Beamon, Newsmax

"Unfortunately, the proposed deal will do nothing to stop Obamacare’s massive new entitlements from taking root — radically changing the nature of American healthcare," Heritage Action (lobbying arm of Heritage Foundation) said.

Obama-Sen. Deal Won't Be Last Word on OCare

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservative House members are not throwing in the towel on fiscal negotiations just yet, even though Senate R's are trying to cut a deal with Reid and Obama. House conservatives think R's will never take back the Senate if R's keep giving up.

Suicide of the Amer. Right?

G. Tracy Mehan III, American Spectator

Assuming the Paul Ryan plan is a constructive alternative, is shutting down Obamacare without winning the White House or at least the Senate, really an option?

GOP Giving Up on Defunding?

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

For the first time in weeks, Repubs put aside their talking points about defunding Obamacare, and turned their attention to the possibilities of entitlement and spending reform.

A Tale of Two Movements

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

What do Paul Ryan and Ted Cruz's divergent paths say about the future of the Republican Party?

The Best Ground to Fight Obamacare On

We give our friends at the RSC credit for creativity with their proposal, but trying to thread the needle between the House GOP leadership’s lack of fight on Obamacare (or almost any other issue) and the demands of the conservative grassroots for real action to defund Obamacare is an enterprise destined to fail.

Palin’s Syria Punch Rockets Her to the Top of 2016 Poll

While Senators Cruz, Lee and Paul's effort to defund Obamacare was pushed off the news by talk of another war in the Middle East Sarah Palin nailed the reasons to oppose Obama's adventure in Syria and chalked-up another win in CHQ's 2016 Republican presidential straw poll. Sign our urgent Syria petition NOW.