Conservative unrest with Republican leadership is not exactly a new storyline. Just ask the man Ryan replaced as speaker — John Boehner decided to call it quits after weathering a series of disappointing legislative defeats engineered by Jordan and his fellow members of the House Freedom Caucus.
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But this piece notes that some conservatives wanted to see Trump hold his ground and, perhaps, have a showdown with Democrats over funding his … Source: Trump hints at need for government shutdown — a view lauded by some conservative activists
Charles Krauthammer, a prominent conservative columnist for The Washington Post and commentator for Fox News, has died of cancer at 68. Source: Conservative Columnist Charles Krauthammer Dies At 68
Santorum praised Trump for cutting regulations that he said reflected a conservative agenda. Santorum, who ran unsuccessful presidential campaigns for the Republican nomination in 2012 and 2016, has previously been critical of Trump. He blamed Trump for Democratic electoral victories in … Source: Former GOP senator: Trump ‘not a complex man’