Top 7 Moments from Day One of the Policy Summit

When Representative Todd Rokita jumped in on a panel about unions and schooled everyone on how the the RAISE Act is the conservative solution to create opportunity in the workplace by telling the audience “There are now more than twice the number of union workers in the USPS than there are in the auto industry.”

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When Representative Tom Price gave a preview of the future of the budget committee and then spoke the truth when he said, “the problem isn’t revenue. The problem is spending.”


When Representative Jeff Duncan charmed the audience as he laid out the facts about the EXPAND Act and outlined the plan for real energy reform when he told the audience “we need to unleash and unbridle the American entrepreneurial spirit in the energy sector.”

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When Senator Ted Cruz greeted his friend Jim DeMint . . .

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. . . And then leaned on the podium and answered audience question about the issues plaguing the Republican party and how “we need to do everything humanly possible to repeal Obamacare”.

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When Representative Jim Jordan imparted the wisdom of his college wrestling coach and then told us “if you have a tax code that is broken and stupid you may want to throw it out”.

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When a panel of freshman members gathered and Representative Barry Loudermilk summed up what all first term lawmakers should listen to: “Let’s be defined by what we’re for and come up with solutions.”


We can’t wait to see what memorable moments will be made tomorrow at day two of the Heritage Action Policy Summit.

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