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.
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.