Some thought Rep. Mark Meadows was too establishment last year. Some even broke from Caldwell TEA Party due to their opposition to Meadows. I hope they can all see how right many of us were.
Meadows did a CNN interview recently. I’m sure they didn’t mean the article to be as flattering as the 11th District grassroots have taken it, but we will. Any news outlet that calls out the deaf GOP establishment is worth sharing with you.
Meadows successfully convinced 79 of his colleagues to sign on to his letter. And he went further, leading a group of 40 lawmakers to demand that the continuing resolution, or the short-term government funding bill at issue, zeroes out funding for President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement so far.
Republican divisions force delay in Boehner’s debt strategyIn a lengthy interview with CNN, Meadows explained his case.”
Our intent has never been to shut down the government,” Meadows said. “It’s to stop the [health care] law.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called those advocating for such a plan “anarchists.”
A “bad day for government is a good day for the tea party,” Reid said on the Senate floor last week.
Meadows vs. the GOP
Republican leaders in the House were reluctant and dismissed the plan — at first….
[click the link above for the v full article.]
Yep, that’s our guy!
Hat tip to Jane Bilello and Nicole Revels for sharing this article with me.