A Conversation with Grover Norquist

A Conversation with Grover Norquist

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist explains why he's holding Republicans to his no-new-taxes pledge. He talks about his role in the GOP and the current debt ceiling battles.

Time is running out for Democrats and Republicans to negotiate to raise the federal debt ceiling. The U.S. will default on its loans in nineteen days, unless politicians reach agreement. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned the Republican brand could be “destroyed” if congress allows the government to default.. But many in his party have dug in against a compromise. And anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist is holding Republican lawmakers to the pledges his organization asked them to sign, opposing any tax increases. He joins Diane to discuss taxes, spending and debt negotiations.


Grover Norquist

president, Americans for Tax Reform

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