Speaker John Boehner and other Republican leaders appear to have some more work to do to unite their Conference around the continuing resolution. Moderates fear the cuts contained in the bill are arbitrary.
Rep. Jack Kingston said it’s impossible to predict what amendments would pass since leadership is not whipping votes. The Georgia Republican underscored that Members will have to make up their own minds on individual amendments.
“I think there is pressure to vote for the CR, but after that [we have to look] through our own prism,” Kingston said.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.