Paul Ryan

McConnell, Boehner Spilt on Budget Deal

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Boehner backs the Ruan budget agreement, while McConnell doesn’t. “He said he wouldn’t accept busting the budget caps,” a McConnell source stated. “They traded busting the budget caps for that deal.”

Paul Ryan's Rope

Quin Hillyer, National Review Online

The budget chairman hangs conservatives out to dry. 

Budget Deal Makes Passing Tax Hikes Easier

Mary Katherine Hamm, Hot Air

The bill bascally grants Reid the authority to send tax increases to the House with a bare majority, rather than the 60 vote threshold that would be required under the point of order.

Here Comes the Gov't Collapse

Right Scoop Staff

Mark Levin reminds Repubs. that while they're worried about preventing another gov't shutdown, the whole thing is going to shutdown and collapse. There isn’t enough money to pay for the spending that's going on right now.

Spending Vote a Litmus Test for Conservatives

The vote on the Ryan -- Murray spending deal will show which Republicans are willing to participate in the culture of lies that enables the disastrous state of American governance.

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie Joins Conservative Leaders Opposed to Spending Deal

CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie has joined the Conservative Action Project's letter telling Republican leaders that Congress and the President have no excuse to violate their existing budget agreement. Conservatives cannot support any legislation that raises spending levels or increases revenue.

Budget Deal Could Make or Break TeaParty

Christopher Bedford, Daily Caller

Conservatives had better start paying attention to the budget battle raging in Washington: If things go south — and they are poised to do just that — the tea party’s single greatest policy victory, the sequester, could be destroyed. And worse yet, it could be destroyed in exchange for nothing.

Levin to Paul: Budget Deal is "Mickey Mouse Deal"

Joel B. Pollack, Breitbart

Mark Levin told Rep. Paul Ryan that the budget deal announced today with Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) was a "Mickey Mouse" deal, tinkering at the margins of the federal budget, undoing the sequester and exchanging immediate spending increases for future spending cuts.

TeaParty to Ryan: Kiss 2016 Goodbye

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

“If Paul Ryan puts his name to any plan that takes away the sequester, the most effective mechanism we’ve had in the past decade to actually cut spending, he can kiss goodbye any chances of running for president in 2016,” Todd Cefaratti, founder of TheTeaParty.net, said.

Help House Conservatives Fight Ryan, Portman and Boehner on Spending

House Republican "leaders" are about to cave on spending. Conservatives Mick Mulvaney (SC-5), Steve Scalise (LA-1), and Jim Jordan (OH-4) are rallying their colleagues to fight a new spending deal negotiated behind closed doors by establishment Republicans Rep. Paul Ryan and Senator Rob Portman.

Conservatives Oppose Ryan Budget Deal

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Americans for Prosperity said that lawmakers should oppose any budget deal that violates the $967 billion spending cap for '14 mandated by sequestration. They join the Heritage Foundation in opposing the budget deal be hammered out by Rep. Paul Ryan (R) and Sen. Patty Murray (D).

GOP About to Fumble on the Budget?

G. Tracy Mehan III, American Spectator

Better keep automatic sequester in place.

Ryan Most Open-Borders Backer in Congress?

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Center for Immigration Studies' (CIS) Mark Krikorian said that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is by far the most open borders-minded member of the U.S. Congress—even more so than Democrats like Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL).

Amnesty Coming One Piece at a Time?

We urge you to start letting your Congressman know NOW that you oppose anything remotely resembling the Senate immigration bill and that you don’t want a House – Senate Conference Committee that can put the elements of that bill into otherwise acceptable legislation. Most importantly, sign our “no amnesty” petition, watch the videos in our “Short Course” on immigration and amnesty to arm yourself intellectually to win the "no amnesty" debate.

Ryan Faces Crossroads in Iowa

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

Paul Ryan has been criticized by conservatives for supporting amnesty and for backing the fiscal cliff deal that raised taxes on the top 2% of the nation’s earners while extending the Bush-era tax cuts for most everyone else.

Amnesty and Paul Ryan's Presidential Ambitions

Along with Paul Ryan’s fine personal qualities comes a penchant for granting deference to the interests of the establishment GOP’s corporate paymasters and thereby alienating the two blocks of voters Republicans must have to win: Reagan Democrats and Tea Party movement voters. To arm yourself intellectually for the battle over amnesty and illegal immigration, watch the videos in our “Short Course” on amnesty and immigration and be sure to sign our "no amnesty" petition. 

Sebelius' Refusal to Testify Is Fishy

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

Rep. Paul Ryan said he plans to release several letters dating back to Aug. 15 that will show a pattern of HHS Sect. Kathleen Sebelius refusing to testify before his committee on the progress of implementing Obamacare.

TeaParty Fumes, Fiscal Fight Persists

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservative Movement leaders feel conservatives had momentum in the negotiations with Obama’s admin. and could've demanded serious concessions on OCare and spending until estab. R's stepped in to undercut them.

Heritage Pans New GOP Fiscal Plan

Todd Beamon, Newsmax

"Unfortunately, the proposed deal will do nothing to stop Obamacare’s massive new entitlements from taking root — radically changing the nature of American healthcare," Heritage Action (lobbying arm of Heritage Foundation) said.

Obama-Sen. Deal Won't Be Last Word on OCare

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservative House members are not throwing in the towel on fiscal negotiations just yet, even though Senate R's are trying to cut a deal with Reid and Obama. House conservatives think R's will never take back the Senate if R's keep giving up.