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Nancy Mace on Budget & Economy

 

 


Restore some accountability in the budgeting process

Mace fears a "constitutional crisis" if the massive federal government is not reined in. She alleges that the President has "forced policymakers and the American people into uncharted territory by deciding unilaterally what laws he will and will not enforce." Mace recognizes that many Americans have lost confidence in ability of Washington to adequately represent its citizens and pledges to restore the confidence once she is elected.

Specifically, Mace plans to attack the federal spending fiasco in her first term. She wants to see "significant movement" on measures to "restore some accountability in the budgeting process." Mace supports a "cut, cap, and balance approach" that will promote economic growth. Additionally, Mace supports eliminating the income tax and would like to see America move toward a consumption based tax.

Source: Edgefield Advertiser on 2014 South Carolina Senate race , Nov 23, 2013

Day of reckoning is coming if politicians continue to spend

Many Americans are still dealing with the uncertainty of our economy and working hard to make ends meet. When families or small businesses face tough times we tighten our belts, and address our spending habits. Naturally, we don't spend money we don't have. But what does Washington do in this scenario? Just the opposite.

Politicians in Washington continue to spend, continue to raise the debt ceiling and continue to ignore the coming wave of entitlement costs that will bankrupt our nation. Now is not a time for politics as usual, we need real leaders with courage to make the difficult choices. Spending is out of control, our national debt is soaring and politicians continue to hide from the real challenges.

Make no mistake; a day of reckoning is coming, even for a country as big and economically diverse as America. Margaret Thatcher once said, "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." Thatcher was right. So, when is enough, enough?

Source: 2013 Senate campaign website, www.nancymace.org, "Issues" , Jul 2, 2013

Pro-stimulus spending, according to PVS survey.

Mace supports the PVS survey question on stimulus spending

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-20A on Sep 9, 2020

Pro-COVID relief, according to PVS survey.

Mace supports the PVS survey question on coronavirus relief spending

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Economy: Do you support providing financial relief to businesses AND/OR corporations negatively impacted by the state of national emergency for COVID-19?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-20B on Sep 9, 2020

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