House Freedom Caucus Volleys Back In Donald Trump’s Twitter War

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March 31, 2017 9:43 a.m.

The House Freedom Caucus, the conservative group blamed by President Donald Trump for holding up the American Health Care Act, answered Twitter attacks from the President on its own account Friday, saying that it had kept its promise to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Trump’s lobs came Thursday morning, and then later in the afternoon. He named three prominent members of the caucus who were vocal in their opposition to his and House leadership’s bill to repeal and replace Obamacare: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), the caucus’ chair; Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), who helped found the caucus and was its first chairman; and Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID).

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The Freedom Caucus responded Friday by saying Trump’s preferred bill was unpopular with the American people and didn’t fulfill Republicans’ campaign promise to fully repeal the ACA.

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