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IVAN RAIKLIN: House Freedom Caucus Members Rally for Fiscal Responsibility and Border Security






Washington DC – Members of the House Freedom Caucus gathered in the nation’s capital to voice their concerns about the state of the American economy and immigration policies. The event, held amid budget discussions in Congress, saw lawmakers from the conservative caucus addressing a crowd of supporters and the media. They emphasized their commitment to fiscal responsibility and border security, calling for a change in the trajectory of government spending and policies.

In an emotional display of solidarity against deficit spending, immigration policy, and alleged corruption, a group of conservative lawmakers gathered at a press conference to voice their concerns and demand fiscal responsibility in the face of looming budget negotiations. The event, organized by members of the House Freedom Caucus and joined by representatives from various conservative organizations, took place when Congress faced crucial decisions on government spending and policy priorities.

The event began with Representative Scott Perry, a staunch advocate for conservative principles, addressing the crowd. He stressed that their gathering was about the American people, not political brinksmanship. Perry expressed his frustration with the current administration’s policies, citing examples of government overreach and negligence.

He highlighted the Department of Labor’s actions and accused the Department of Justice of prioritizing political enemies over law enforcement. Perry also criticized President Biden for his response to a disaster in Hawaii and accused Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas of ignoring the law.

Perry argued that American citizens were being forced to compete with illegal immigrants for job opportunities, and he lamented the opioid crisis affecting his constituency. He decried the “theater” in Washington and called for a change in government policies restricting individual freedoms.

The congressman reiterated the Freedom Caucus’s stance against continuing resolutions perpetuating the Biden administration’s spending policies. He emphasized that Americans were struggling to afford necessities like electricity, gas, and groceries, and he called on Congress to exercise its power of the purse.

Following Perry’s remarks, Senator Rick Scott of Florida took the stage, addressing the nation’s economic challenges. He criticized the excessive government spending that had led to skyrocketing inflation and high-interest rates on mortgages and credit cards. Scott urged fellow Republicans to stand firm against reckless spending and called on the Freedom Caucus to lead the way in changing the country’s fiscal trajectory.

Senator Scott also voiced concerns about hurricane relief funding and the federal government’s failure to support disaster-stricken areas. He vowed to fight for his state’s farmers and ranchers who had not received assistance for hurricane damage.

Representative J.K. McCarthy echoed the sentiment of fiscal responsibility, emphasizing the separation of powers in the country’s founding principles. He called on his fellow Republicans to stand up and use the power of the purse to hold the executive branch accountable for its actions. McCarthy also highlighted issues related to inflation and its impact on American families.

The event featured several other lawmakers from different states who shared their concerns about government overreach, the border crisis, and the erosion of individual liberties. They called for a change in the status quo and vowed not to support a continuing resolution that did not address their key concerns.

The Freedom Caucus members concluded the event by reaffirming their commitment to representing the American people’s interests and advocating for fiscal responsibility and secure borders. They pledged to fight against reckless spending and government policies detrimental to the nation’s well-being.

Dave McIntosh, President of the Club for Growth, kicked off the event, emphasizing the urgency of addressing the growing national debt. He asserted that the Club for Growth would stand behind lawmakers working to curtail deficit spending and praised their efforts.

McIntosh was followed by representatives who echoed his concerns and called for action. One recurring theme was the need to secure the southern border. Representatives cited porous fencing, cut holes in barriers, and the presence of cartel footprints as evidence of a failing border security system. They expressed alarm over the many undocumented individuals entering the country each month and the 85,000 unaccounted-for children.

Representatives also highlighted the impact of illegal immigration on low-income Americans and recent immigrants who face job competition, resource scarcity, overcrowded schools, stagnant wages, and rising living costs.

The speakers called for a solution to the border crisis, urging the Senate to pass HR2, the Secure the Border Act, which the House of Representatives had already approved. They emphasized the importance of using the power of the purse to prevent funding for open-border policies.

Andy Roth, President of the State Freedom Caucus Network, emphasized that “no security, no funding” was the only responsible course of action given the nation’s massive debt, unchecked border crossings, and perceived weaponization of federal agencies against political opponents. Roth highlighted that state lawmakers across 11 states were united in their support for these conservative principles.

Representative Clay Higgins emphasized the dire consequences of excessive government spending and the looming fiscal crisis, comparing the economy to the Titanic headed for a collision. He argued that young Americans would bear the brunt of the massive deficit spending and urged them to pay attention to those fighting for fiscal responsibility.

President of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, called on Congress to take action against government corruption and abuse. He highlighted concerns about political censorship, the funding of abortions, the promotion of transgenderism, and the lack of investigations into Biden administration corruption. Fitton stressed the need for immediate action to stop these abuses of power.

Throughout the press conference, the lawmakers addressed questions regarding impeachment inquiries and the evidence they believe warrants further investigation into potential wrongdoing by the Biden family. They argued that such investigations were not politically motivated but based on evidence of financial improprieties and influence peddling.

In conclusion, this gathering of conservative lawmakers and representatives from like-minded organizations underscored their commitment to fiscal responsibility, border security, and accountability within the federal government. As budget negotiations loom, these lawmakers must ensure their principles are reflected in government spending decisions.

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