Statement of Conservative Policy
Yesterday morning, the Obama Administration released a Statement of Administration Policy (SAP) on H.R.3630, the Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2011. In layman’s terms, President Obama threatened to veto the bill. Interesting, nearly every single one of his arguments for opposing the bill, which warrants serious consideration, could be used against the proposals put for by Senate Democrats. So, we took the liberty of writing up a SAP for the administration.
Heritage Action has received a swarm of press this week regarding our scorecard. It all started Monday morning, when The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd asked MSNBC correspondent Luke Russert about Republicans quitting the Republican Study Committee. Luke Russert responded by saying the Members who have left felt the organization is “too conservative” and that groups like Heritage Action have very tough scorecards, you can watch the exchange here.
This theme continued on MSNBC Thursday afternoon, when Martin Bashir asked Mr. Russert if Republicans are ignoring the polls, and Mr. Russert responded by saying Republicans are afraid to get a bad score on our scorecard.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is always good for a laugh.
Today on MSNBC, while defending President Obama against the fact that Democrats in swing states aren’t coming out for his campaign – I mean, bus tour – the Chair of the Democratic National Committee had the gall to say: