Daily News header

Tea Party Express Opposed Payroll Tax Extension Due To Profiligate Spending

By  

The Tea Party Express says Senate Republicans have forgotten the 2010 election results and the lessons they should have learned from them. Before the two month extension on the Payroll Tax Cut came to the House or Representatives, Tea Party Express urged House Republicans to oppose it.

Tea Party Express Chief Strategist, Sal Russo, says that business-as-usual, and continued spending by the White House and Congress is irresponsible. Russo says this just prolongs economic uncertainty, because it does not address the fundamental problem of Washington's out-of-control spending.

Earlier, Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin expressed what he said was "distress" over the Tea Party pressuring Republicans to not pass the legislation. See Holdup On Bipartisan Tax Cut Agreement Draws Criticism By Congressman Jim Langevin

The White House, Senate, Congress, Tea Party and other political groups, all have such different agendas and different priorities, that agreement on anything will be difficult.

From all that has been said in the past few weeks, it seems there was agreement on supporting citizens and businesses. The sticking points are spending, which the Tea Party says is out of control, and the positioning that appears to set up "the opposition" for failure.

Tea Party Express strategist Russo says "The goal of Senator Harry Reid is to again out-maneuver House Republicans by trying to ram through legislation at the last second that only positions Democrats to continue to spend without heeding the message from the 2010 elections. While we always support letting taxpayers keep more of their hard-earned money, there must be corresponding spending cuts that bring down the cost of government and our outlandish deficit.

"Senate Republicans who have criticized House Republicans for standing up for taxpayers should be cognizant that Americans want fiscal responsibility in Washington. They are sick and tired of more deals that make for fancy press releases, but do nothing to reign in the out-of-control growth and spending of the federal government.

"It is disappointing to see Republican Senators Scott Brown (R-Mass), Dean Heller (R-Nev) and Dick Lugar (R-Ind) blame House Republicans when it is their capitulation to Harry Reid that has caused the current crisis.

Tea Party Express is so unhappy with Senator Dick Lugar, that it is endorsing Indiana State Treasurer, Richard Mourdock, in the Republican Primary for U.S. Senate against Lugar.

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

Related Top Stories News

Writer King Nazir Muhammad reveals to News Blaze another side to his writing as well as his personality, he has written a comedy sketch for the popular comedy show Saturday Night Live.
Comets have been harbingers of doom practically forever but, unlike asteroids or NEOs (Near Earth Objects), we actually know very, very little about them. That will soon change thanks to Rosetta.
We are used to hearing about a new pandemic threat every year, H1N1, Swine flu lost by a lab,etc., so it is natural to dismiss Ebola, but is this a real threat, possibly a world-wide pandemic threat?
Amid tight security, polling had begun peacefully at 7am in the three constituencies, where 5,09,689 voters including 2,44,543 women to exercise their franchise in 588 polling stations.
The new US strategy on ISIS in Syria and Iraq makes little sense because the State Department does not understand what is going on, and their strategy will fail.
The 9/12 Generation Project created the largest ever National Anthem Sing-a-long in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner this weekend.

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month



Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site