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House Freedom Caucus Stays Quiet

Politico: “The most hardline conservatives in the House are taking an unusually cautious approach to the Senate’s Obamacare replacement, promising to keep an open mind about whatever their colleagues across the Capitol send back. It’s a change in strategy for [...]

Q of the Week: Should Congress Take Their Summer Recess?

Since early June, Representative Mark Meadows, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, has been calling for Congress to cancel…

Senate GOP Plans To Reveal TrumpCare Bill Thursday With A Vote "Likely" Next Week

Back in March, the Trump administration attempted to call the bluff of the House Freedom Caucus by setting a vote on an Obamacare repeal bill before Speaker Paul Ryan had the votes all lined up. As we reported then (see "In StingingShow More Summary

GOP Rep Issues Chilling Warning About “Militant Left”

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks is ringing the alarm bells over the fact that last week’s shooting of House Freedom Caucus Republicans at a baseball practice session in Virginia was just

AP Avoids ID'ing Hodgkinson's 'Piece of Paper' as a List of Freedom Caucus Republicans

Saturday evening, Eric Tucker and Erica Werner at the Associated Press were clearly determined to tell readers as little as they possibly could about the list of GOP lawmakers' names found on James Hodgkinson after he was killed trying...Show More Summary

Steve Scalise’s Shooter Was Carrying A Hit List Targeting the Freedom Caucus

The lone wolf might not have been all that lone The post Steve Scalise’s Shooter Was Carrying A Hit List Targeting the Freedom Caucus appeared first on RedState.

EXCLUSIVE: Assassination List Found On Hodgkinson’s Body, Guess Who Was On It [VIDEO]

When the Republicans were shot this last week at a baseball practice in Virginia, I had a random thought that most there were on the House Freedom Caucus, but I

Vacation's All They Ever Wanted

The House Freedom Caucus is making a long-shot push to cancel the August recess unless more legislation is passed.

Mike Pence made a bunch of Freedom Caucus weenies cry over their AHCA votes

He got them to change their minds without realizing the vote had been canceled.

Mike Pence’s Fury With House Health Bill Reportedly Brought Grown Men to Tears

last weekNews : Mediaite

Vice President Mike Pence had harsh words for Freedom Caucus members of the House during a meeting over the Republican health care bill, bringing several grown men to tears, according to a Politico report.

Democrats beat back Republicans' anti-First Amendment crackdown on press interviews in the Capitol

Make no mistake about it, Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his caucus tried to launch an all-out assault Tuesday on the First Amendment freedoms of the press. Apparently pushing a health care repeal bill through without...Show More Summary

House Freedom Caucus chief calls for U.S. tax reform plan by end-July

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) - Members of the House Freedom Caucus called on congressional leaders Friday to introduce a formal tax reform proposal by the end of July, and suggested they could support a 2018 budget deal in exchange for adding welfare reform to any tax overhaul. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

House Freedom Caucus: We'll back higher spending if we get welfare caps

To support higher spending and tax-cut budget, conservative group wants caps on welfare.        

Far-right House Freedom Caucus wants to cut food stamps to pay for corporate tax cuts

House Republicans are scuttling around trying to figure out how their tax reform bill can be a huge tax cut for the wealthiest people and corporations while still meeting their twisted standards for fiscal responsibility. And the far-far-far-right...Show More Summary

House conservative: Effort to pass a budget is foundering

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, who helped to establish the House Freedom Caucus, is reminding an audience of conservatives that Republicans have to pass an overall budget blueprint before they can try to overhaul the tax code, a GOP priority. Under Washington's convoluted budget process, Congress passes an overall budget plan that sets goals for follow-up spending.

Freedom Caucus Wants to Cancel August Recess

Politico: “The House Freedom Caucus on Tuesday night called on Republican leadership to cancel the August recess to continue work on tax reform and other GOP priorities. The group of several dozen conservative hardliners during their weekly meeting took the [...]

Another Trump rift: Mnuchin v. Mulvaney on the debt ceiling

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, former financial exec, meet budget director Mick Mulvaney, former Freedom Caucus crusader. This is where Wall Street hits a wall of ignorance. Mulvaney along with Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn have signaled their willingness to see riders added to a bill to raise the debt ceiling. Show More Summary

North Carolina Needs Our Help

We want to make a different kind of case for our two progressive congressional candidates in North Carolina, Jenny Marshall-- who's opposing Virginia Foxx-- and Matt Coffay-- who's up against Freedom Caucus headman Mark Meadows. Normally...Show More Summary

NPR Uses 'Far Right' to Label Texas Freedom Caucus -- and Racist Nuts Who Felt the Bern

On Sunday morning, NPR posted an article by reporter Wade Goodwyn using the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center on "The Far Right's Language Explained." The inspiration for this article was the murder of two men in Portland who tried...Show More Summary

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