Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., pulled no punches when the House Rules Committee met Thursday night to prepare a seven-day spending extension to avoid a government shutdown.
“We did the incoming administration no favors when we did not do this,” protested Cole, a respected, senior member of the Rules and Appropriations committees. “I think we put President Trump in a difficult spot. I’m not sure his team realized how difficult a spot. But frankly, leadership of this body should have known.”CONTINUE READING HERE