“In the Republican Conference meetings I was in even in November and December in the Senate, there was a lot more interest in your colleagues’ understanding why it was you’d arrived at the position you’d arrived at on whatever the issue was,” Blunt said. “I don’t recall that much introspection or need to express how you felt about something among my House colleagues. They were always ready to go onto the next thing, and I was, too.”
American flags decorate the hood of an antique Ford car in the 4th of July Parade in Ripley, W. Va., on July 4, 2014. The parade is billed as "the USA's largest small town Independence Day Celebration."