Conservative Action Project

April 6, 2018
Washington, DC
Signatures updated: 4/9/18

Conservatives stand behind Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thank him for the significant actions he has taken to implement President Trump’s deregulatory agenda.

President Trump campaigned on reducing Washington’s bureaucracy, and Administrator Pruitt has been instrumental to that effort. His leadership has helped President Trump keep his promises in a number of critical areas which conservatives support, including the following.

  • Rolling back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, a set of regulations that was estimated to cost 400,000 American jobs and reduce our nation’s gross domestic product by $2.5 trillion dollars.
  • Addressing EPA’s overly-broad Waters of the United States rule, which threatened private property rights by considering even ditches that occasionally fill with rain as areas subject to federal jurisdiction.
  • Revising the Obama-era fuel economy standards which were estimated to increase new car prices by $3,800 per vehicle, while providing negligible climate benefits.
  • Taking important steps to making EPA more transparent by no longer allowing the use of “secret science” in developing federal regulations, instead requiring that the agency make the data and methodology of studies used in rule-making available to the public.
  • Acting as the cabinet’s lead advocate for withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, an illegal treaty estimated to cost American families thousands of dollars in lost income while only reducing global temperatures by less than two-tenths of a degree.
  • Ending the EPA’s sue-and-settle agreements, which radical environmentalists have manipulated for years to use taxpayer money to dictate energy and environmental policy.
  • Re-focusing EPA on its core functions, like cleaning up the nation’s most toxic Superfund sites. In his first year as Secretary, the EPA cleaned up and removed seven sites on the National Priorities List.
  • Helpfully reengaging with state regulators, working to efficiently review state water quality standards in a timely manner, dropping wait times from 120 days to 60 days.

Overall, Administrator Pruitt has finalized 22 deregulatory actions, saving American families and businesses more than $1 billion in costs. He is critical to President Trump’s efforts to streamline agency efforts in a way that assists American families and the economy. We applaud President Trump for his appointment of Scott Pruitt and support his continued tenure at the EPA.

The Honorable Edwin Meese III
Former Attorney General
President Ronald Reagan
Alfred S. Regnery
Chairman, Conservative Action Project
Chairman, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund
Lisa B. Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
American Legislative Exchange Council
Becky Norton Dunlop
Former Secretary of Natural Resources
Commonwealth of Virginia
Jenny Beth Martin
Tea Party Patriots Citizen Fund
William L. Walton
CNP Action, Inc.
Thomas E. McClusky
March for Life Action
The Honorable Jim DeMint
U.S. Senate
Former Member, South Carolina
Ed Corrigan
Vice Chairman, Conservative Action Project
Former Executive Director, Senate Steering Committee
Rachel Bovard
Former Policy Director
Senate Steering Committee
Wesley Denton
Former Communications Director
Senator Jim DeMint (SC)
Diana Banister
President and Partner
Shirley & Banister Public Affairs
The Honorable T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr.
Former Chief Domestic Advisor
President Ronald Reagan
Adam Brandon
Cleta Mitchell, Esq. The Honorable J. Kenneth Blackwell
Constitutional Congress, Inc.
Thomas Fitton
Judicial Watch, Inc.
The Honorable David McIntosh
Club for Growth
Michael A. Needham
Chief Executive Officer
Heritage Action for America
The Honorable Tony Perkins
President, Family Research Council
President, Council for National Policy
The Honorable Colin A. Hanna
Let Freedom Ring, Inc.
The Honorable Bob McEwen
U.S. House of Representatives
Former Member, Ohio
Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin (Ret.)
Executive Vice President
Family Research Council
The Honorable Donald J. Devine
Former Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
President Ronald Reagan
Dr. John C. Eastman
Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service
Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
Rick Manning
Americans for Limited Government
Phil Kerpen
American Commitment
Jack Park
Conservative Activist and Donor
Jason S Jones
Movie to Movement
Jay Mount
MDS Communications
Dr. Virginia Armstrong
National Court Watch Chairman
National Eagle Forum
The Honorable Mike Hill
Former Member
Florida State Representative
Ron Robinson
Young America’s Foundation
Tim LeFever
Capitol Resource Institute
Anne Schlafly Cori
Eagle Forum
William Pascoe
Managing Partner
Antietam Communications
The Honorable Gary L. Bauer
American Values
Gary Marx
Senior Advisor
Judicial Crisis Network
Donna Hearne
The Constitutional Coalition
Sal Russo
Co-Founder and Chief Strategist
Tea Party Express
The Honorable Terrence Scanlon
Retired President
Capital Research Center
Neil Patel
Former Chief Policy Advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney, Co- Founder and Publisher
The Daily Caller
Robert D. Thompson
Former Administrator
The Weyrich Lunch
Elaine Donnelly
Center for Military Readiness
Benjamin R Case
Case Consulting Services, Inc.
Matt Mackowiak
Executive Director
Fight for Tomorrow
The Honorable Mike Spence
Founding President
Conservative Republicans of California
Rod D. Martin
Founder and CEO
The Martin Organization, Inc.
Sherri R. Martin
Executive Vice President
The Martin Organization, Inc.
Haley E. Martin
The Martin Foundation
Shawn A. Mitchell
Former National Chaplain
National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA)
Jerry Melvin
Former Dean
Florida House of Representatives
Evelio Silvera
Campaign for the American Future
Mitchell Morgan
Chief Financial Officer
Martin Imaging
Linwood Bragan
Executive Director
CapStand Council for Policy & Ethics
Bob Adams
Revive America PAC
C. Preston Noell III
Tradition, Family, Property, Inc.
The Honorable Belden Bell
Co-Chair Legacy Society
The Heritage Foundation
Penna Dexter
Point of View radio
Susan A. Carleson
American Civil Rights Union
Allen Hebert
American-Chinese Fellowship of Houston
James L. Martin
60 Plus Association
Thomas Pyle
American Energy Alliance
Saulius “Saul” Anuzis
60 Plus Association
Rob Chambers
Vice President
AFA Action
Charles Copeland
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
The Honorable Diana Denman
The Reagan Legacy Forun
Lee Beaman
Beaman Automotive Group
Sean Noble
American Encore
Melvin Adams
Former President
Lisa Calvert
Christian Speaker and Educator
Rabon-Calvert Int
Seton Motley
Less Government
James N. Clymer
Former National Chairman
Constitution Party
The Honorable James V. Lacy
“California’s War on Donald Trump”
The Honorable Michael R. Long
State Chairman
NYS Conservative Party
Ralph A. Rebandt, II
Lead Pastor/Police Chaplain
Oakland Hills Community Church/Michigan Police Chiefs
Joe R. Calvert
Rabon and Calvert Interests
Maggie Briones
Executive Assistant
Good News Communication
Austin Ruse
Dr. Jerry A. Johnson
President and CEO
National Religious Broadcasters
Col Francis X. De Luca USMCR (Ret)
President Emeritus
Civitas Institute
Christopher Malagisi
Editor in Chief
Conservative Book Club
Roxanne Phillips
Member, Executive Committee
Council for National Policy
The Honorable James C. Miller III
Budget Director for President Reagan
Martha Boneta
Caren Cowan
Executive Director
New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association
Frank Cannon
American Principles Project
The Honorable James J. Carey
Former Chairman
US Federal Maritime Commission
Craig Rucker
Executive Director
Ellen Grigsby
Director of Institutional Partnerships
Open Doors
Kimberly Bellissimo
ForthRight Strategy
Dr. Bonner Cohen
Senior Policy Analyst
Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow
John (Punk) Cooper
New Mexico Wool Growers, Inc.
Don L. (Bebo) Lee
New Mexico Federal Lands Council
Craig Shirley
Reagan Biographer
Presidential Historian
Richard A. Viguerie
The Honorable Ellen R. Sauerbrey
Former Assistant Secretary of State
State Department
David A. Keene
Editor at Large
The Washington Times
The Honorable Kenneth Cuccinelli
Senate Conservatives Fund
G. A. Lawrence
Retired Director
The Lawrence Company
Lou Cordia
Executive Director
President Reagan’s Alumni Association
Floyd Brown
Western Center for Journalism
David N. Bossie
Citizens United
Mark Fitzgibbons
President of Corporate Affairs
American Target Advertising
Kevin Freeman
NSIC Institute
Greg Alpers
AG Industry
Patrick Maloy
President & CEO
JouleX, inc.
James C. Dobson Ph.D.
Founder & President
Family Talk
Tom Sidwell
Owner, JX Cattle Co. LLC
President, New Mexico Cattlegrowers Association
Paul Caprio
Family Pac Federal
Peter J. Thomas
The Conservative Caucus
Allen Roth
Secure America Now
Eunie Smith
Eagle Forum
Somers H. White
Former Arizona State Senator
Terrance J. Wear
Former President
Legal Services Corporation
Lewis K. Uhler
National Tax Limitation Committee
Willes K Lee
National Federation of Republican Assemblies
Terry Schilling
Executive Director
American Principles Project
Trayce Bradford
Texas Eagle Forum
Francis P. Cannon
American Principles Project Foundation
John Dodd
Jesse Helms Center Foundation
Steve Milloy
Trent England
Executive Vice President
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs
Edward Diefenthal
Sandy Rios
Director of Governmental Affairs
The Honorable Tim Echols
PSC Commissioner
Georgia Public Service Commission
Myron Ebell
Director, Center for Energy and Environment
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Kent Lassman
President & CEO
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Tom DeWeese
American Policy Center
Joan Lindsey
Lindsey Communications
Curt Levey
Committee for Justice
Caroline Lewis
Percipio Communications
Joseph A Morris
Morris & De La Rosa
Chad Connelly
Faith Wins
The Honorable Tom DeLay
Former Majority Leader
U.S. House of Representatives
Dr. Everett Piper
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
David Kullberg
Executive Director
Christians for A Sustainable Economy
Kelly Monroe Kullberg
America Conservancy
Deroy Murdock
Contributing Editor
National Review Online
Bridgett Wagner
Vice President
The Heritage Foundation
Charles S. Cushman
Executive Director
American Land Rights Association
Tom Randall
Ed Martin
Phyllis Schlafly Eagles
Rebekah Gantner
Executive Director
Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund
Bob Carlstrom
The Carlstrom Group, LLC
The Honorable Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
The Heartland Institute
David A. Ridenour
National Center for Public Policy Research
Joseph Bast
Director and Senior Fellow
The Heartland Institute
Gretchen Randall
Winningreen LLC

All organizations listed for IDENTIFICATION purposes only.