Conservative Action Project

Conservatives Must Pledge Not to Utilize Earmarks

March 22, 2021Washington, DCSignatures updated: 4/27/21 Conservatives are gravely disappointed in the recent decision of the House Republican Conference to return to the practice of earmarking. As we have detailed in a previous statement, earmarking leads directly to waste and corruption. Moreover, the practice will give the House Democratic majority another tool by which to […]

Conservatives Must Oppose a Return to Earmarks

February 24, 2021Washington, DC Conservatives do not support congressional attempts to return to the practice of earmarking. We urge all congressional Republicans to oppose this effort – and to do so by publicly joining a letter in opposition led by Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Ted Budd, Rep. Lauren Boebert, Rep. Andy Biggs, and Rep. Chip […]

Conservatives Oppose Proxy Voting

May 29, 2020 Washington, DC The House of Representatives has now invoked proxy voting, to allow their Members to cast their votes without being present on the House floor. Many constitutional scholars believe this is unconstitutional. We agree, and emphatically oppose it. We echo the sentiment outlined by Members of the House who have asked […]

President Trump Should Adjourn Congress and Fill Critical Executive Positions

April 17, 2020 Washington, DC Signatures updated: 4/19/20 In his rose garden press conference on April 15, 2020, the President announced his intent to exercise his constitutional power to adjourn both houses of Congress to allow him to fill vacancies within his administration. “The Senate should either fulfill its duty and vote on my nominees […]

Conservatives Do Not Support Another Short-Term, Budget-Busting Spending Bill

November 18, 2019 Washington, DC Conservatives reject attempts by Congress to pass yet another bloated, pork-filled spending bill. Congress is currently considering a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government until December 20. This gives Democrats and big-spending Republicans leverage to use the threat of a government shutdown over the holiday as a means […]

Conservatives to Congress: No Two-Year Caps Deal

July 12, 2019Washington, DCSignatures updated 7/16/19 As Congress and the White House work together to reach a deal on spending before the end of the Fiscal Year, conservatives urge them not to pass a spending bill that would increase spending above the budget caps, and put important pro-life policies at risk. A two-year deal that […]

Conservatives Applaud Rep. Chip Roy and House Conservatives

June 20, 2019 Washington, DC Conservatives applaud the leadership of Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) and other conservatives House members who followed Rep. Roy’s leadership and joined his efforts to demand accountability and transparency in the House of Representatives – and who insisted that the Members of the House of Representatives address the crisis on our […]

Conservatives Oppose H.R. 1, the Ultimate Fantasy of the Left

January 28, 2019 Washington, DC Signatures updated 2/4/19 Conservatives are united in opposing H.R. 1, the attempt by House Democrats to fundamentally undermine the American electoral system. While they cloak the bill in terms of “restoring democracy” and “preventing corruption,” the legislation has one goal: to protect incumbents, at the expense of the First Amendment, […]

Conservative Priorities for the Lame Duck

November 9, 2018 Washington, DC Congress returns to work after the elections for a lame duck session that already has numerous items on its agenda. Government funding expires on December 7, several statutes must be reauthorized or extended, and House and Senate leaders have committed to funding President Trump’s border wall. We ask that the […]

Republican Majority must break with past: Elect New Leadership That Knows How to Win

September 11, 2018 Washington, DC As the House of Representatives considers candidates for new leadership, we urge Members of Congress to select a Speaker who is committed to fighting for the conservative policy promises included in the Republican platform and who will upend business as usual in Washington. Such a Speaker must come from outside […]