President Obama’s foreign policy blunders and failed leadership, encapsulated in the Obama Doctrine, have long evoked the ire of many foreign policy observers. Russia’s current actions in Ukraine are now triggering similar sentiments from the left about the President’s foreign policy. According to a recent CNN poll, most Americans disapprove of his foreign policy.
This growing consensus wasn’t always the case.
That’s why Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS)Heritage ActionScorecardRep. Mike PompeoHouse Republican Average86% introduced the Energy Freedom and Economic Prosperity Act (EFEPA) (H.R. 259). EFEPA would eliminate all current energy subsidies in the tax code, enabling lower corporate tax rates to encourage investment and spur economic growth.
President Obama’s budget will no doubt be greeted with cheers from the entrenched special interests that thrive off an ever growing government, but it will do nothing for Americans struggling in this economy. The American people deserve bold policies that restore economic vitality, renew the American Dream, and equip people to achieve happiness and prosperity.
House and Senate leaders in both parties are promising quick action on potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. economic aid to Ukraine along with possible sanctions against Russia after its invasion of Crimea.
House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA)Heritage ActionScorecardRep. Eric CantorHouse Republican Average61% said he had spoken to House committee chairmen on Monday about assembling a Ukranian aid package, including possible loan guarantees.