Unhappy Moderate House Republicans Complicate 2018 for GOP

Veteran Republicans are bailing on Congress in growing numbers, as GOP control of Washington fails to produce the unity or legislative successes party leaders wish for. With President Donald Trump willing, if not eager, to buck fellow Republicans and even directly attack them, a number of lawmakers no longer wish to be involved.

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House Vote Underscores Growing Gulf Between Trump, GOP

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday said President Donald Trump’s decision to side with Democrats in combining relief money for Hurricane Harvey with a bill to raise the debt limit and fund the government could be a sign of greater bipartisanship in the future.

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New Utah Party Can Join Race to Fill Chaffetz’s House Seat

The race for the seat in Utah’s 3rd Congressional District just got a bit more crowded, after a federal judge ordered the addition of Jim Bennett of the recently formed United Utah Party to the November ballot to replace former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who stepped down in June. 

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