Tag Archives: Freedom Caucus

Trump’s problem: Elections and governing are two different things

When Trump threatens members of the Freedom Caucus with electoral doom for crossing him on health care reform, he should consider this, as per Axios. Moderate Republican House members have had a much tougher recess than conservatives when it comes to … Continue reading

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Club for Growth targets GOP moderates over health care

This was predictable. The wacko hyper-conservative Club for Growth has announced it will be targeting 10 moderate House Republicans with a $1 million ad campaign in an attempt to frighten these sane few pols who insist on maintaining a degree of compassion … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

The Hill: Centrists push back on new ObamaCare repeal plan Roll Call: Pileup of ethical issues gives Democrats powerful weapon against Trump New York Times: For Trump, a focus on U.S. interests and a disdain for moralizing Politico: Freedom Caucus … Continue reading

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Trump vs. the Freedom Caucus, a fight to the death (let’s hope)

It’s hard to see the logic of Trump’s Twitter attack on the hard-right Freedom Caucus for its failure to support the GOP’s repeal and replace of Obamacare. Trump Tweeted this: -The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republcan agenda if … Continue reading

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Oh, sweet irony and the evils of redistricting

You will recall that Trumpcare foundered due to “no” votes on the part of the GOP Freedom Caucus the members of which decided that Paul Ryan’s offering wasn’t nearly conservative enough, particularly as it kept in place Obamacare benefits like … Continue reading

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