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Outside conservative groups not happy with #nobudgetnopay plan

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Conn Carroll

Not everyone on the right is on board with the House Republican “No Budget, No Pay” debt limit plan. Heritage Action for American , the 501c4 lobbying arm of the Heritage Foundation, put out this statement Friday evening on the new House Leadership proposal:

Today, four current and former RSC chairman stated the House has agreed to put the nation on a path to a 10-year balanced budget. This is a hopeful sign, but there has been no public confirmation of this by House leadership. Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor and the rest of House leadership need to publicly honor this agreement. Conservatives are determined to fight to implement the policies to take us on a 10-year path to balance and need to know who is committed to that cause.

In case the message in that statement was not clear enough, Heritage Action communications director Dan Holler also tweeted out: “are we headed for #Path2Balance or a 3-month #DebtCeiling punt? Conservatives need to know.”

#Path2Balance is the alternative debt limit strategy that Heritage Action outlined on Wednesday as Republicans traveled to Williamsburg, Va., for their annual retreat.

Heritage Action was key in defeating Speaker Boehner’s ‘Plan B’ during the fiscal cliff negotiations and it appears they are gearing up to fight #nobudgetnopay as well.

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