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Fox's Jeanine Pirro Says There Was No Coordination Between Her and Trump Against Paul Ryan - Mediaite;

Fox's Jeanine Pirro Says There Was No Coordination Between Her and Trump Against Paul Ryan - Mediaite

MediaiteFox's Jeanine Pirro Says There Was No Coordination Between Her and Trump Against Paul RyanMediaiteFox News' Judge Jeanine Pirro is now reacting to the controversy that erupted last weekend after President Trump plugged her show before she called on Speaker Paul Ryan to step down. To review: it's possible that Trump tweeted the plug for her show ...and more »

Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus - ClickLancashire;

Trump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom Caucus - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireTrump, Ryan go public with fight against Freedom CaucusClickLancashireLater in the day, Rep. Raul Labrador reminded President Trump in a tweet of the support the Freedom Caucus lent during hard times, without mentioning specific issues. "That means we're going to talk things out until we get there". Labrador, one of the ...and more »

Michael Gerson: This presidency is failing -- and stunningly - Anniston Star;

Michael Gerson: This presidency is failing -- and stunningly - Anniston Star

Anniston StarMichael Gerson: This presidency is failing -- and stunninglyAnniston StarWASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of the GOP health care debacle came a revealing act of candor. House Speaker Paul Ryan admitted that his party, which controls the House, Senate and White House, is not yet a "governing party" because it could not "get ...and more »

Conservative Groups Offer Political Cover to HFC as Sniping Continues - Morning Consult;

Conservative Groups Offer Political Cover to HFC as Sniping Continues - Morning Consult

Morning ConsultConservative Groups Offer Political Cover to HFC as Sniping ContinuesMorning ConsultA group of conservative organizations on Friday circled the wagons for the House Freedom Caucus in the face of attacks by President Donald Trump and other Republicans over the failure of the House GOP's health care plan. On Friday morning, a week after ...and more »

Medicaid saved ObamaCare from repeal, not the Freedom Caucus - The Hill (blog);

Medicaid saved ObamaCare from repeal, not the Freedom Caucus - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Medicaid saved ObamaCare from repeal, not the Freedom CaucusThe Hill (blog)A lot of the reporting on the GOP's attempted repeal of ObamaCare has focused on the Freedom Caucus, a group of libertarian-minded representatives for whom the administration's bill did not go far enough in obliterating the gains from Obama ...and more »

The House Freedom Caucus Finally Comes Clean - Mother Jones

The House Freedom Caucus Finally Comes CleanMother JonesThe House Freedom Caucus laid out two demands on Thursday for a health care bill its members would support: ending Obamacare's essential health benefits and its “community rating” provisions. Good for them! I'm serious. The key starting point for any ...and more »

Freedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against Trump - KVIA El Paso;

Freedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against Trump - KVIA El Paso

KVIA El PasoFreedom Caucus leader says group holding strong against TrumpKVIA El PasoWASHINGTON (CNN) - House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows -- a target of President Donald Trump's most recent Twitter attacks -- said Friday his group isn't caving on Obamacare despite a strategic public pressure campaign against fellow ...and more »

Mark Meadows: Freedom Caucus Holding the Line on AHCA Demands - Newsmax;

Mark Meadows: Freedom Caucus Holding the Line on AHCA Demands - Newsmax

NewsmaxMark Meadows: Freedom Caucus Holding the Line on AHCA DemandsNewsmaxThe chairman of the Freedom Caucus on Friday remained resolute in his opposition to Republicans' healthcare legislation, telling CNN that the conservative wing of the House cares only about lowering insurance premiums. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said ...and more »

Trump's desperate quest for someone to blame - Chicago Sun-Times;

Trump's desperate quest for someone to blame - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesTrump's desperate quest for someone to blameChicago Sun-TimesPresident Donald Trump is warning conservative lawmakers in the House that a fight is coming if they don't "get on the team, & fast." | AP Photo. Gene Lyons. Alas, poor Donald. Unlike his personal hero, Vladimir Putin, President Trump can't have his ...and more »

This is what you get, Mr. Speaker - The Moderate Voice;

This is what you get, Mr. Speaker - The Moderate Voice

The Moderate VoiceThis is what you get, Mr. SpeakerThe Moderate VoiceWhen Paul Ryan, after a long Hamlet routine, decided to get behind Trump last year, he took a calculated risk that the erratic presidential candidate could become a vessel for the conservative policies the House speaker long aspired to implement ...and more »

The Freedom Caucus's new health care demand: let insurers charge sick people more - Vox;

The Freedom Caucus's new health care demand: let insurers charge sick people more - Vox

VoxThe Freedom Caucus's new health care demand: let insurers charge sick people moreVoxThe House Freedom Caucus laid out two demands on Thursday for a health care bill its members would support: ending Obamacare's essential health benefits and its “community rating” provisions. These sound wonky, but make no mistake: Axing these two ...and more »

Trump's Latest Act of Self-Damage - National Review;

Trump's Latest Act of Self-Damage - National Review

National ReviewTrump's Latest Act of Self-DamageNational ReviewDonald Trump's latest antagonistic tweet — the product of a compulsive habit that somehow seems to become more unpresidential with each passing day — was perhaps his biggest misfire yet, as it has put him at loggerheads with the Freedom Caucus (HFC) ...and more »

There is more to repeal and replace than meets the naked eye - The Telegraph (blog);

There is more to repeal and replace than meets the naked eye - The Telegraph (blog)

The Telegraph (blog)There is more to repeal and replace than meets the naked eyeThe Telegraph (blog)In his weekly address to the nation, posted on YouTube Friday afternoon, President Trump explained the importance of the new GOP health care bill proposed days earlier by Paul Ryan and congressional Republicans. credit: courtesy of the White House.and more »

Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump on health care - WRTV Indianapolis;

Hannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump on health care - WRTV Indianapolis

WRTV IndianapolisHannity sides with Freedom Caucus over Trump on health careWRTV IndianapolisIn a notable moment of divergence between the White House and perhaps its most reliable media booster, Fox News host Sean Hannity said Thursday that President Donald Trump was wrong to blame the failure of the Republican health care bill on the ...and more »

Dems Unlikely to Join In Trump's Reindeer Games - RealClearPolitics;

Dems Unlikely to Join In Trump's Reindeer Games - RealClearPolitics

RealClearPoliticsDems Unlikely to Join In Trump's Reindeer GamesRealClearPoliticsLast Friday, President Trump labeled House and Senate Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer “losers.” By Monday Trump wanted to work with them, and he singled out “Chuck” to greet from the stage at a bipartisan dinner with senators he ...and more »

Donald Trump blasts Republican Freedom Caucus group - South Wales Argus

Donald Trump blasts Republican Freedom Caucus groupSouth Wales ArgusDonald Trump has turned his fire on members of his own party, declaring after the failed healthcare push that the conservative Freedom Caucus group will hurt the entire Republican agenda. The president vowed to “fight them” in 2018 if they do not get ...and more »

Trump Threatens House Freedom Caucus for Rejecting ObamaCare Replacement - The New American

Trump Threatens House Freedom Caucus for Rejecting ObamaCare ReplacementThe New American“Our view is: There's nothing as clarifying as the smell of Air Force One jet fuel. So if he [Trump] needs to bring in the plane and do a rally, he's going to think about doing that,” said an unnamed official inside the Trump White House in reaction to ...and more »

Republicans 'Turn The Cannons On Each Other' In Week Of Public Feuding - WUNC;

Republicans 'Turn The Cannons On Each Other' In Week Of Public Feuding - WUNC

WUNCRepublicans 'Turn The Cannons On Each Other' In Week Of Public FeudingWUNCPresident Trump has lashed out at the conservative House Freedom Caucus for its role in bringing down the GOP health care bill, while House Speaker Paul Ryan is urging the party to work together. Getty Images. Originally published on March 31, 2017 ...and more »

Trump Freedom Caucus trolling watch - Axios;

Trump Freedom Caucus trolling watch - Axios

AxiosTrump Freedom Caucus trolling watchAxiosHappy Friday! Here's another reason President Trump is talking about working with Democrats: He'll need them on drug prices. Not clear who he'd get, other than Rep. Elijah Cummings, but his populist streak means he's got to give it a try. Just as soon ...and more »

Freedom Caucus not done yet - Circleville Herald

Freedom Caucus not done yetCircleville HeraldThe thwarting of President Trump's effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was not the Freedom Caucus' first taste of success. It has been hijacking the GOP's plans in Congress for years. The same group led the government shutdown in 2013, ...and more »