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GOP Rep. Geoff Davis: Heritage Action is a "self-interested fundraising organization"
The Daily Caller ^ | 09/12/2011 | Ginni Thomas

Posted on 09/12/2011 7:03:54 AM PDT by martosko

Born in Montreal, the Hebron, Ky.-native Rep. Geoff Davis comes off as a passionate, prickly conservative in his fourth term. Davis serves on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee and is fast becoming known for focusing on the need to restrain government overreach and keep regulators accountable.

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In the last Congress, Davis introduced the REINS act, which aims to force up-or-down congressional votes on future major regulations. Davis’s name is likely one you will hear more and more as Americans wake up to the reality of regulatory excess.

His votes have earned him a 92-percent rating from the American Conservative Union, an 83-percent-conservative score from National Journal and 63 percent from the new Heritage Action scorecard.

This last rating seems to rile Davis, and he makes no bones about it. His inflammatory accusations against Heritage Action and its scorecard were so direct and intense that The Daily Caller will be interviewing that organization’s leaders next week for a rebuttal.

(Excerpt) Read more at thedc.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: congress; fundraising; geoffdavis; heritagefoundation
Video interview is at http://thedc.com/pK4N07 -- This is sure to create some controversy.
1 posted on 09/12/2011 7:04:02 AM PDT by martosko
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To: martosko

Bookmarking, thanks.


2 posted on 09/12/2011 7:05:26 AM PDT by alicewonders
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To: martosko

Geoff Davis

I wonder what his opinion is of the many Soros “self-interested” organizations?


3 posted on 09/12/2011 7:09:19 AM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: Bitsy

How can a native of Hebron KY be born in Montreal?


4 posted on 09/12/2011 7:30:51 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Hawthorn

How can a native of Hebron KY be born in Montreal?

Liberals can do anything;)


5 posted on 09/12/2011 8:07:02 AM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: martosko

Geoff Davis is one of my favorite Congresscritters. Enlisted in the Army (then went West Point), Army Ranger, manufacturing consultant, solid conservative, family man.


6 posted on 09/12/2011 8:30:14 AM PDT by Crichton
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