Pence explains the time table (Fox News). Hugh Hewitt spoke with House Leader Kevin McCarthy (Hugh Hewitt). Paul Ryan explained why repeal and replace has three steps (Conservative Treehouse). Tom Cotton wasn’t happy to see the vote come before a budget estimate (Washington Post). From Kimberly Strassel: The reaction recalled the conservative politics of the Obama era. For much of the past eight years, these groups lived to kill things. They did it in all-or-nothing style. Give us everything we want, or we will shut down the government. Vote for a bill that is 90% good—10% bad—and we’ll see you in a primary (WSJ).
January 19, 2018