Two of Donald Trump’s biggest media supporters, Breitbart and Fox News, both expressed criticism on Wednesday of the House Republicans who filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Trouble could be brewing as conservative House Republicans are already warning Speaker Paul Ryan not to lump Harvey disaster relief in with a debt ceiling increase.
The deal that Donald Trump cut with the House Freedom Caucus on health care is opposed by 71% of Americans. If Republicans force this bill through Congress, it will be setting Democrats up for a big win in 2018.
"Can't be said enough: Republicans objecting to #TrumpRyancare are doing so because it's not yet cruel enough for the @freedomcaucus."
The more things change, the more they stay the same. The House Freedom Caucus is planning a secret meeting, which in typical Republican fashion was leaked to the press, to discuss ousting Paul Ryan and demanding more ransom from GOP leadership.
The only difference between the extremists and Ryan is how soon, and for how long, they are able to shut down the government.
The recent revelation of a House Freedom Caucus 'questionnaire for prospective candidates for the Speakers' position clears up why Republicans are terrified of being Speaker, and why there is no good outcome as long as Cruz's House Freedom Caucus is allowed to exist.
After recalcitrant members of the House Freedom Caucus threatened not to back McCarthy, the California Rep. surrendered without a fight.
Peter King said Boehner's resignation is "like throwing raw meat to some of these people...they're just going to look for more."