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House Freedom Caucus to Further Discuss Paul Ryan as House Speaker

The House Freedom Caucus met with House Way and Means Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) in his office inside the Capitol, but no members were willing to tell dozens of reporters gathered outside the door whether or not Ryan will get an endorsement for Speaker of the House from its conservative members.

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EXCLUSIVE: Walter Jones Blasts ‘Bully’ Paul Ryan

Conservative members of the House are pushing back against Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) demand to nullify the procedural rule put into place by Founding Father and President Thomas Jefferson, which was used by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and the House Freedom Caucus to oust Rep. John Boehner (R-OH).

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Kasich Channels McConnell on Planned Parenthood: GOP Doesn’t Need Unpopular Government Shutdown

Echoing McConnell’s words, the Ohio Governor said in New Hampshire Saturday and then argued on Fox News Sunday, that President Obama would veto any spending bill that transfers funds from Planned Parenthood to women’s healthcare facilities that do not perform abortions. Kasich warns that could make Republicans vulnerable if the government subsequently shuts down.