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Grover Norquist American's for Tax Reform
Economics, Entitlements

Norquist organization admits that some entitlement-cuts-and-tax-increase deals can be enforced

Many Republicans resolutely oppose bipartisan budget agreements that trade even the smallest tax increases for spending cuts, contending that Democrats inevitably renege on the spending cuts. A leading proponent of this argument, Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform, has now acknowledged, however, that some agreements that trade tax increases for entitlement benefit cuts can be seen through to implementation. read more >