J. Scott Applewhite –
Texas Republican Rep. Chip Roy wasn’t excited by President Trump’s try at Twitter-shaming one other GOP lawmaker who’s threatening to pull out a vote on a $2 trillion coronavirus reduction invoice.
There may be bipartisan frustration with Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., who’s threatening to upend management plans for a speedy voice vote on the invoice by demanding an in-person roll name. That will power tons of of Home members to return to Washington regardless of journey difficulties and a few members being both sick with the coronavirus or in protecting quarantine. Trump weighed in on Twitter, calling for Massie to be ousted from the Republican Social gathering over the demand.
Trump and his Twitter feed are broadly feared by Republicans. He has been recognized to tank the political prospects of candidates and rain criticism and assaults on these he calls out on the platform. That did not cease Roy from telling Trump to cease.
No less than one different member, Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., additionally stepped as much as defend Massie — however with a barely softer tone.
Massie has not but introduced if he’ll observe by on his menace to sluggish the voting course of.