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With a mellifluous name suggesting bucolic tranquility, Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican, is an unlikely object of the caterwauling recently directed at him and the House Freedom Caucus he leads. The vituperation was occasioned by the HFC’s role rescuing Republicans from embracing an unpopular first draft of legislation to replace Obamacare.
House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said he’s ready to get to work on striking a deal on repealing and replacing Obamacare, even if it means delaying Easter recess until they reach a consensus.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, argue in a new op-ed that the current GOP effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare does not go far enough.
The conservative House Freedom Caucus is drafting a major amendment to the GOP plan to repeal Obamacare after House Speaker Paul Ryan conceded the bill needed to be fixed.