Tea Party to GOP Congressmen: Reject Budget

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 11:06 AM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Some tension apparently lingers between the tea party movement and the Republican establishment. Mark Meckler, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, says local tea partyers are mad as heck about last week’s budget compromise. And they’re already looking for primary challengers to run against GOP congressmen who vote in favor of the deal, he tells The Hill.

meckler, tea, party, spending“I'm literally getting emails by the hour from people talking about primary challenges," Meckler said. "I'm hearing it from just about every district where someone voted yes. It's a pretty easy list, actually. All you have to do is look at the roll call."

Most Republicans in Congress apparently are prepared to accept the risk. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor predicted Tuesday that the House will pass the bill with "strong Republican support."




© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Obama's Campaign Efforts Worry Democrats

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 07:23 AM

While some Democratic senatorial candidates are distancing themselves from President Obama, worried that his support on  . . .

Desperate Democrats Drafting Hillary Clinton to Boost Races Ahead of 2016

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 06:47 AM

Hillary Clinton is used to being introduced as the next US president. But lacking any pre-2016 announcement, the Democ . . .

Charlie Crist: 'Worth It' if Jobs Lost Over Min. Wage Hike

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 06:30 AM

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, in Tuesday's debate with Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said "it . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved