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FILE — In this Feb. 11, 2012 fie photo, anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. For decades, Norquist vowed to drive Republicans out of office if they didnt pledge to oppose tax increases. Many signed on, but now, several senior Republican lawmakers are breaking ranks, willing to consider raising more money through taxes as part of a deal with Democrats and the White House to avoid a catastrophic budget meltdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

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Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, speaks at the National Press Club, in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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republican Risker: Sen. Rand Paul has taken a big step toward immigration reform by forging an alliance with anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. (Associated Press)

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republican Risker: Sen. Rand Paul has taken a big step toward immigration reform by forging an alliance with anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Grover Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform. (Associated Press)

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Grover Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform. (Associated Press.)

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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012, file photo anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Anti-tax champions are crowing after the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill. “Republicans have the high ground," says Norquist, author of a "no new taxes" pledge reviled by many in Washington. In the upcoming round of bipartisan talks, he said, Democrats will have little leverage to seek new revenues. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012, file photo anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Anti-tax champions are crowing after the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill. “Republicans have the high ground," says Norquist, author of a "no new taxes" pledge reviled by many in Washington. In the upcoming round of bipartisan talks, he said, Democrats will have little leverage to seek new revenues. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

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Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, said of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s suggested reform of sentencing guidelines, "Instead of changing the law, he's saying we'll charge criminal defendants with lesser crimes to avoid mandatory minimums. By doing it through executive order he creates an order that a new president could just as easily do away with." (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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** FILE ** Grover Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform. (Associated Press)

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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist moderates a panel at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist moderates a panel at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist moderates a panel at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, moderates a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Md., on Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist moderates a panel at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist moderates a panel at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (C.P.A.C.) held at the Gaylord National Hotel, National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 14, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)