Pinnacle Conservative Needs Spending Cuts To Offset Harvey Resource

| Andrew Harnik/AP Top conservative wants spending cuts to offset Harvey aidA top conservative leader may fight against a massive emergency relief bill for Hurricane Harvey victims if it’s not paid for.
The worst thing that we’ve seen in the past is where emergency spending for Harvey becomes an excuse for other spending that other people want to get through,” McIntosh said.
But “the more extraneous spending that’s on [the bill], the more it becomes about that” rather than disaster relief.
But he said if Republicans load up the bill with too much spending, the organization would consider whipping against it.
In 2013, many fiscal conservatives fought to cut spending across the government to pay for relief from Hurricane Sandy.

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