Check out the latest articles from ALPAC staff on the most important issues facing our country.
— Chris Younce — This week, President Donald Trump made a deal with congressional Democrats to pass a Harvey relief bill that included a three month spending bill, a three month extension of the debt ceiling, and continued the National Flood Insurance Program. Instead of tackling all of the issues facing Congress this month individually (Harvey relief, the debt ceiling, and a spending bill), congressional leaders met with President Trump to work out a
— ALPAC Staff — “The fiscal crisis we face as a nation needs to be taken seriously.” – Sen. Rand Paul As Congress gets set to take up the debt ceiling and work to fund the federal government, here’s a great video of Senator Rand Paul railing against government spending back in January: And here’s a clip from a couple days later of Senator Paul introducing his own balanced budget: America’s Liberty PAC is proud
(Photo by Lawrence Jackson) — Michael Clayton — When Congress returns from August recess next week they will face a plethora of pressing issues – including the fact that the federal government is set to run up against their borrowing limit at the end of September. That’s right, Congress once again has to tackle the dreaded DEBT CEILING, and sure enough political pundits on both sides of the aisle are predicting economic disaster
(Photo by Gage Skidmore) — Michael Clayton “We can do this, but not if we operate the way the Swamp normally does.” – Sen. Rand Paul Congress is set to return from August recess next week, and Senator Rand Paul is signaling that he is ready for a fight on tax reform. In a CNN Op-Ed yesterday, Senator Paul proclaimed his intention that Congress “get it right” because of the “major implications” any
(Photo by DOE PHOTO/Ken Shipp) — Matthew Burrow — Before breaking for August recess, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) made quite a splash in the face of liberty lovers and conservatives across the country. First, Alexander broke prior promises to his constituents in Tennessee by voting against Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to repeal Obamacare. As America’s Liberty PAC (ALPAC) has publicized, Alexander was one of six Republicans who voted against the same repeal language