RECESS RUCKUS: Republicans Pressed To Be A Check On Trump

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February 24, 2017 8:22 a.m.

As the week comes to a close, Republican lawmakers home in their districts continued to face pointed questions from constituents about President Donald Trump and the Affordable Care Act.

Those who did face the public in town halls were met with jeers and pressure to be a check on Trump. Two Republican members of Congress were asked about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Some lawmakers avoided the public by either canceling planned events or refusing to engage with protesters.

GOP Rep. Calls For Release Of Trump’s Tax Returns At Town Hall [TPM]

At Tense Town Hall, Rep. Martha McSally Faces Calls Of ‘Do Your Job!’ [Arizona Republic]

Anxieties Over Trump Fuel Crowd At Grassley Town Hall [Des Moines Register]

Dunn Shuns Citizens Calling For Town Hall [Tallahassee Democrat]

Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar Cancels In-Person Town Hall Meeting, Sparks Outrage Among Constituents [ABC 15 Arizona]

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