Holding Government Accountable – an Interview with Rep. Connie Mack – Episode 281

November 13, 2017

Former Congressman Connie Mack comes on to talk about the Trump Dossier and accountability in Washington. Mack shares his thoughts about what Jeff Sessions should do to get to the bottom of the Russian investigation, and he describes the stonewalling he’s seen in the State Department, full of Obama appointees still loyal to the past administration.

Mack talks about his experience in Congress, starting the Freedom Caucus, his philosophy to cut government and whether he believes a person is capable of doing more in Congress or out of it.

On the episode, Chuck and Mark also talk about the many ways that the Left ignores and misuses the Constitution.

 About the guest:

Congressman Connie Mack draws on deep conservative ties, bicameral relationships and extensive foreign affairs experience to provide a wide variety of clients with political counsel, legislative strategies and access to policymakers. During his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, Mr. Mack, in the name of democracy, freedom and security, led the charge against former Venezuelan “thugocrat” Hugo Chavez and was the initial lone supporter of the constitutional removal of former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.

Domestically, he was best known for the “Mack Penny Plan,” an effort to balance the federal budget and cut wasteful spending. Additional highlights of his tenure include serving on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs as Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and on the Budget, Oversight and Government Reform, and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as the Chairman of the Republican Study Committee’s Repeal Caucus, leading the effort to identify and repeal burdensome laws and regulations that negatively impact the U.S. economy.

Currently, Mr. Mack Serves as Hungary’s public advocate in the United States as well as the Founder and CEO of two lobbying firms, Liberty International Group and Mack Strategies, with extensive experience in advocating on behalf of both foreign and domestic clients. Mr. Mack has appeared as a guest and commentator on national outlets including FOX News, CNN, Fox Business, HBO, and MSNBC in addition to being published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Miami Herald, amongst others. Mr. Mack’s notable speaking engagements included the Conservative Political Action Conference and the 2012 Republican National Convention where he appeared as one of six headline speakers to address the convention and formally nominate Governor Mitt Romney to be the Republican presidential nominee. Prior to serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Mr. Mack’s experience also includes serving in the Florida House of Representatives as well as working in marketing, sales, and advertising. A Florida native, Mr. Mack is a proud graduate of the University of Florida.

Follow him on Twitter: @ConnieMackIV.

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