Per CNN. If he goes through with it, Cao will almost certainly switch parties on the same day that he votes ‘yes’. God knows he won’t be a featured speaker at the next GOP convention. If you live in the area it can’t hurt to phone Cao and encourage him to do both. The screaming that his staff are getting from the right must be epic.
I met with one of Baron Hill’s staffers before lunch today. I explained my strong support for the bill. I asked if the Congressman had seen the CBO score, and was assured that he had. I was told that Baron Hill wanted to see the text of the reconciliation bill and get feed-back from the community before making his decision.
A ton of Representatives take constituent calls very seriously. And they should. The Framers gave Representatives two-year terms precisely because it makes the House responsive to the day-to-day constituent demands. So get their staff on the line and demand.