McCarthy Rejects 6 Of 8 Freedom Caucus Rules Changes

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) holds his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the wake of remarks by President Donald Trump that he would accept compromising information about a political opponent from a foreign power, McCarthy said that he would support legislation proposed by Democrats that would require people to report to the FBI if they are approached with offers of that information. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The House Republican leadership has rejected 6 out of the 8 House Freedom Caucus rules changes that have been considered so far, Just the News has learned.
  • One amendment that was rejected would have required spending bills to pass before the start of the fiscal year or else other legislation would not be able to be considered.
  • Another rejected rules change would have ensured that all members of the Republican Conference are able to participate in conference meetings.
  • In addition, House GOP leadership rejected an amendment that would have allowed committee members to elect their own chairmen.


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