GOP Leaders Jump to Support RSC Stimulus Plan

House Republican leaders were quick to the draw Wednesday afternoon with a show of support for the economic stimulus initiative taken by their conservative colleagues earlier in the day. The plan offered by leaders of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), over 100 members strong, includes more tax cuts for individuals and less government created jobs.

Members of the conservative RSC have had a testy relationship with their leaders in the past, but Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his deputy, Eric Cantor (R-Va.), sent out press statements within two hours of the RSC's official roll out.

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