FreedomWorks Fears Debt Ceiling Hike Sans Spending Cuts

Newsmax | 8/24/2017 | Staff
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The Tea Party advocacy group FreedomWorks is reportedly warning Republicans conservatives will not support a debt limit increase without any spending cuts attached to a bill to fund the government.

According to Politico, an eight-page internal FreedomWorks memo written by the group's vice president of legislative affairs, Jason Pye, challenges Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's strategy for a "clean" debt limit increase to ease passage in Congress.

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"I don't think Secretary Mnuchin understands the politics of the situation or how Congress really works," Pye told Politico.

Pye sent the memo to House offices and the White House on Wednesday to lay out FreedomWorks' position on the upcoming debt ceiling talks next month. Conservatives want spending cuts, policy riders...
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