August Recess

GOP considers cancelling August recess

Alexander Bolton and Niv Elis, The Hill

Alarmed by the stalemate on healthcare reform, lack of progress on tax reform and appropriations bills that are far behind schedule, Republican lawmakers across Congress are increasingly willing to consider cancelling the month-long August recess.

House Freedom Caucus To Ryan: Cancel August Recess

We agree with our friends in the Freedom Caucus; it’s time to go big on tax reform, and to do that Congress must work through the August recess to get a bill on the President’s desk.

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One thing you can do this week to change Washington is to go to your Representative’s town hall meeting if he or she is having one, and ask where your Representative stands on the Meadows motion to vacate the Chair and oust Speaker Boehner. If your Representative isn’t having a town hall we have made it simple to let your Representative know that you want John Boehner removed as Speaker of the House, just sign our petition to second Rep. Meadows’ motion to vacate the Chair. We will forward it to your Representative on your behalf.

CNN and NBC Call Priebus' Bluff on Hillary Shows, Now What?

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Monday gave CNN and NBC less than two weeks to pull major projects on the life of Hillary Clinton. We think Priebus is bluffing and is merely throwing a little red meat to grassroots conservatives during the lull in the political news brought on every year when Congress leaves Washington for its August recess. Please tell us what you think by voting in today's Daily Debate poll.