Tea Partyers Team Up With GOP Gay Group on Economy

Monday, 15 Nov 2010 05:29 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Social issues played much less of a role than economic ones in the GOP’s decisive election victories earlier this month. And tea party activists are teaming with GOProud, a Republican organization representing gays, to keep it that way, Roll Call reports.

tea party, goproud, gay, economy, social issuesIn a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader John Boehner, a dozen state tea party leaders joined with GOProud to urge Republicans to continue concentrating on fiscal policy.

“Already, there are Washington insiders and special interest groups that hope to co-opt the Tea Party’s message and use it to push their own agenda — particularly as it relates to social issues,” the letter said.

“We are disappointed but not surprised by this development. We urge you to stay focused on the issues that got you and your colleagues elected and to resist the urge to run down any social issue rabbit holes in order to appease the special interests.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Alaska Senate Hopefuls Pull Ads Mentioning Deaths

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 19:15 PM

Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the . . .

Rob Maness Maintains Challenge to Landrieu's La. Residency

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 19:03 PM

A tea party candidate for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana told Newsmax TV on Tuesday that he's not finished trying to get t . . .

Ramesh Ponnuru: GOP's Lack of Defining Agenda May Be Mistake

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 15:14 PM

With elections looming in November, Republicans are counting on President Barack Obama's unpopularity to deliver them co . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved