Rich broadcasts from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC and talks with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Amber Smith from Concerned Veterans for America, Arthur Brooks from the American Enterprise Institute, Carolyn Bolton from American Majority, and Grover Norquist from Americans for Tax Reform.
If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.
Governor Corbett says he plans on sticking to his pledge not to raise taxes.
Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
As the state legislature continues its efforts to send him a bill that would impose “impact fees” on natural gas drillers in Pennsylvania, Governor Corbett now finds himself on the wrong side of an anti-tax crusader.