Ohio Republican Representative Jim Jordan has told the GOP that they should begin the fight for the border wall now, not after the November midterm elections. Representative Jordan wants the budget fight for funding for the wall and other initiatives by President Trump to be at the forefront of the current budget battle. It sounds like he would support a government shutdown to win the budget battle with the liberal Democratic party.
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That’s why he’s running for speaker of the House, Jordan, R-Ohio, told Conservative Review in a recent interview. But before leadership elections happen in late fall, Republicans need to maintain control of Congress. And Jordan has a clear vision for how the GOP can take its case directly to the American people and win in November, one that doesn’t involve surrendering to the Democrats in the upcoming government shutdown fight this October.
“I think it’s important that we try to nationalize these elections and talk about the agenda that the American people elected President Trump to accomplish,” Jordan said. He believes it’s “critical” to champion Trump’s accomplishments on the campaign trail while members of Congress are in recess this August. Whether it’s repealing regulations, the tax cuts, the booming 4.1% economic growth and record low unemployment, or Trump’s record on judges, canceling the Iran nuclear deal, moving the embassy to Jerusalem, or securing the release of American hostages from North Korea, Jordan believes Republicans should go on offense to voters with the Trump presidency.
“That is an amazing year and a half, and you can put that up against any administration’s first year and a half,” Jordan said. “It is amazing accomplishment.”
He feels differently about Congress. Keenly aware that Trump is not on the ballot in November, that members of Congress will need to run on their record, Jordan says he is focused on ensuring Republicans get back to work……
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