Club for Growth Releases Fourth Presidential White Paper On Rick Santorum

Club for Growth President Chris Chocola: “As President, Santorum would most likely lead the country in a pro-growth direction, but his record contains more than a few weak spots that make us question if he would resist political expediency when it comes to economic issues.”

Washington, DC - The Club for Growth today released its Fourth Presidential White Paper for 2012. The Fourth paper is an analysis of former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum’s record on economic freedom.

To view the Club for Growth's Presidential White Paper on Senator Santorum or to read prior Presidential White Papers, go to www.ClubforGrowth.org/whitepapers/ or click here.

“Rick Santorum has a strong record on taxes, and his leadership on welfare reform and Social Security was exemplary,” said Club for Growth President Chris Chocola. “But his record also contains several very weak spots, including his active support of wasteful spending earmarks, his penchant for trade protectionism, and his willingness to support more government spending. As President, Santorum would most likely lead the country in a pro-growth direction, but his record contains more than a few weak spots that make us question if he would resist political expediency when it comes to economic issues.”