Skip to comments.Gauntlet thrown: House GOP's conservative wing warns status quo not an option in next Congress
Posted on 10/23/2022 8:50:37 AM PDT by Hojczyk
Republicans ran to fix Washington," reads the memo from the House Freedom Caucus obtained by Just the News. "We cannot continue to govern in the same way that broke it."
The seven-year-old caucus has grown in influence and size in recent years, giving rise to GOP stars such as former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, likely House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona and Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry, the current chairman of the caucus. It has long fought for fiscal discipline, law and order and massive reductions in federal agencies, budgets and regulations.
The caucus' memo provides a stinging rebuke of the way former GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan and current Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi have run the House chamber, urging every new member to hold out for change, starting with leadership elections that will be held just days after the Nov. 8 elections.
"Some of the most important votes come before you're even sworn into office. Will you be ready?" the draft memo asks, warning new members that veteran lawmakers will likely try to schmooze them into complacency, starting with the orientation, votes for leadership and House rules in mid-November.
GOP is useless at the federal level…
McConnell needs to be booted and so does everyone who has allegiance to him. The GOP must clean house on day 1 the American people demand it!
Then it is up to we the people to fix that. Several somebodies have to vote for them to go there.
Until we see the actual abolition of some bureaucracies in total, its just status quo.
The CFPB was just ruled by a judge to be unconstitutional. That should provide plenty of cover for the caucus to author a repeal bill throw it onto the ash heap of history.
I don’t think that means what they think it means. 😯
Congress has to realize people won’t work for you for very long if they don’t get paid.
The house is the only place money can be appropriated.
Fund the military, yourselves, and screw everything else.
When the dust settles figure out what is important on a case by case basis. if it seems to big to comprehend it probably is, so break it up into something you can understand.
That is called being a statesman, a professional, a problem solver.
The same people that passed Biden’s peeps and then his agenda - are now supposed to be his adversaries?
It’s Election season fairy tales.
I will only have any hope at all if they put someone who isn’t a lifetime member of the swamp in the leadership positions
Hopefully some judge will soon do the same with the CDC and several others.
NO vote for McCarthy and mcConnell or NO MORE VOTES!
Why havent these two been kicked out of the party? Put a stake through them.
I won't believe Jim Jordan (as Justice Committee Chair) until he comes forth with recommending booting these two out of the party. I like Jordan but he has to come through with some consequences to traitorous behavior.
Sounds like a self-serving bureaucrat to me.
How about waking up and getting the damned job done?
Very, very important to elect a new Speaker of the House.
McCarthy does not have the fire-in-the-belly that is desperately needed.
Paging Jim Jordan, or Matt Gaetz.
McCarthy is worse than that.
He’s on the other side.
Pelosi walked all over him with the outrageous, illegal Star Chamber J6 “committee” and all he dis was whine and wring his hands.
You got that right.
I will believe it when it happens. It never does.
Yes, McConnell is bad for America! I despise him the most.
“Sounds like a self-serving bureaucrat to me.”
That cuts me to the core!
I meant that to be that every allocation of our tax dollars be examined and that omnibus last minute budgets be rejected.
Apologies if I wasn’t clear on that.
conversation for after the election.
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