Freedom Caucus Chairman: Conservative Agenda More Important Than Unity
The chairman of the House Freedom Caucus Tuesday told Breitbart News the entire GOP Conference is united as it begins the real test of passing legislation to unleash the economy.
“Achieving the agenda for the American people and making them happy around a dinner table is a lot better [and more important] than trying to make members happy on Capitol Hill,” said Rep. Mark Meadows (R.-N.C.), who is the new leader of the House Freedom Caucus, the conservative bloc inside the House GOP caucus.
Meadows filed the formal Vacate the Chair motion in 2015, which led directly to the resignation of then-House Speaker John A. Boehner (R.-Ohio). The take-down of Boehner was fueled by his inability to push the conservative agenda with the majority handed to him in the Tea Party wave in the 2010 midterms. – READ MORE