Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Republicans playing defense in August recess
Republicans are playing defense as they return to their home states with few signature accomplishments to tout.
GOP lawmakers are facing constituents with an agenda that is months behind schedule and growing frustration with a White House many believe has at times undermined key priorities.
Leadership is pushing back against the notion that their members are failing to make good on years-long campaign pledges. Instead, they want voters to withhold judgment until the end of 2018—when the 115th Congress wraps up.
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