Joe Biden's Chaotic Israel Position Isn't an Accident. It's Primed for Something Sinister.
Saudi Arabia Publicly Acknowledges It Helped Defend Israel This Weekend
Why Trump Went Off on the Judge Presiding Over His Hush Money Trial
Water Is Wet, NPR Is Liberal And Other Obvious Things
We Dare Not Tempt Them With Weakness
Communists Betray Workers, Teachers Unions Betray Students, Civil Rights Organizations Bet...
The Politics of Steel Are Center Stage in Pennsylvania
A Taxing Time
Joe Biden on the Economy: I Don't Feel Your Pain
America No More…
Uniting Against Tech Oligarchy: The Sale of TikTok and the Open App Markets...
Democrats Should Join the Call for FDA to Accelerate Approval of Smokefree Products
'Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree': Chairman Comer Reacts to Biden's Refusal...
Senate Republicans Once Again Demand Standalone Aid for Israel
FISA Extension Now Heads to the Senate
Tipsheet

GOP Rallies Activists Against Stimulus Spending

More than 2,600 anti-spending activists phoned in to speak with Republican Reps. Michele Bachmann (Minn.) and Tom Price (Ga.) about their concerns over President Obama's $825 billion stimulus billl Monday evening.
Advertisement


Americans for Prosperity hosted the call to allow their members to connect with Bachmann and Price, two members who have repeatedly stood up for taxpayers by voting against reckless spending in Washington. AFP created the site www.nostimulus.com to draw attention to specific complaints.

"This is a red hot issue," said Bachmann. "The Democrats are planning to slam this $825 billon so-called stimulus package. It's really a tax and spend package where we are borrowing from the next generation to pay for the party we are having today."

Price, who was recently named Republican Study Committee Chairman, reminded listeners of the recent bailout packages Congress has passed for the housing industries and Wall Street. "If borrowing and spending would have stopped this challenging problem we have in this economy it would have stopped because we have borrowed and spent to an incredible limit."

Bachmann urged listeners to visit AFP's website and tell their members of Congress not to vote for the bill. "Trust me, they get skittish when their phones start ringing off the hook," she said. "We need you to literally melt the phone lines and tell them 'do not vote for the stimulus plan.'"

Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Recommended

Trending on Townhall Videos

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement