“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.”
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.