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17MEM-HFC on Jan 26, 2017

Membership Roster: of the House Freedom Caucus
Source: House Freedom Caucus
Excerpts from press release from House Freedom Caucus (HFC) founders (1/26/15): According to its mission statement, the HFC "gives a voice to countless Americans who feel that Washington does not represent them. We support open, accountable and limited government, the Constitution and the rule of law, and policies that promote the liberty, safety and prosperity of all Americans." HFC leader Rep. Mark Meadows said, "The HFC will work to provide a unified conservative voice in the House Republican Conference. I look forward to working with leadership to make the concerns of conservatives known as we work together to advance a pro-growth, limited government agenda in the House."

Excerpts from Wikipedia article on HFC: The HFC is a congressional caucus consisting of conservative Republican members of the US House of Representatives. It was formed by a group of Congressmen as a "smaller, more cohesive, more agile and more active" group of conservatives. Many members are also part of the Republican Study Committee, another conservative House group. The caucus is sympathetic to the Tea Party movement.

Supporting argument: (Heritage Foundation, "Conservatives and the HFC," by Jim DeMint, 11/9/2015): The HFC had the audacity to challenge the status quo in Congress, and in the eyes of Washington's elites, that's a serious offense. For years, Washington's chattering class has guarded the status quo Establishment. But despite the howls of media outrage, the HFC has fought to stop business-as-usual in Washington. They are dedicated to [ending] the irresponsible federal spending we've seen over the last decade. This support for commonsense policies has led the Establishment to brand them as "radical" and "ultra-conservative." In reality they are merely advocating for doing what Republican leaders pledged to do. The Freedom Caucus exists to serve as a strong, conservative conscience guiding Congress. Also see related group, the Republican Study Committee


  • Topic: Principles & Values
  • Headline: Founding member of the House Freedom Caucus
  • Headline 2: Member of the House Freedom Caucus
  • Headline 3: Resigned as member of the House Freedom Caucus

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  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
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  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 17MEM-HFC



Republicans participating in 17MEM-HFC

Justin Amash s1mMichigan Republican 
Brian Babin s2mTexas Republican House Member 
Rod Blum s2mIowa Republican House Member 
Dave Brat s2mVirginia Republican House Member 
Jim Bridenstine s2mOklahoma Republican 
Mo Brooks s2mAlabama Republican 
Ken Buck s2mCO Republican Challenger (withdrawn) 
Curt Clawson s2mFlorida Republican 
Warren Davidson s2mOhio Republican 
Ron DeSantis s1mFL Republican Senate candidate 
Scott DesJarlais s2mTennessee Republican 
Jeff Duncan s2mSouth Carolina Republican 
John Fleming s1mLA Republican Senate candidate 
Trent Franks s2mArizona Republican 
Scott Garrett s1mNew Jersey Republican 
Tom Garrett s2mVirginia Republican 
Louie Gohmert s2mTexas Republican 
Paul Gosar s2mArizona Republican 
Morgan Griffith s2mVirginia Republican 
Andy Harris s2mMaryland Republican 
Jody Hice s2mGeorgia Republican House Member 
Tim Huelskamp s2mKansas Republican 
Jim Jordan s1mOhio Republican 
Steve King s2mIowa Republican 
Raul Labrador s1mIdaho Republican 
Barry Loudermilk s2mGeorgia Republican House Member 
Cynthia Lummis s2mWyoming Republican 
Thomas Massie s2mKentucky Republican 
Tom McClintock s3mCA03 Former Republican Challenger (2003) 
Mark Meadows s1mNorth Carolina Republican 
Alex Mooney s2mWest Virginia Republican House Member 
Gary Palmer s2mAlabama Republican House Member 
Steve Pearce s2mNew Mexico Republican 
Scott Perry s2mPennsylvania Republican 
Ted Poe s2mTexas Republican 
Bill Posey s2mFlorida Republican 
Reid Ribble s3mWisconsin Republican 
Keith Rothfus s3mPennsylvania Republican 
Matt Salmon s1mArizona Republican 
Mark Sanford s2mSC Former Republican Governor (2002-2010) 
David Schweikert s2mArizona Republican 
Marlin Stutzman s2mIN Republican Senate candidate 
Randy Weber s2mTexas Republican 
Ted Yoho s2mFlorida Republican 



Independents participating in 17MEM-HFC

Mick Mulvaney s1mSC Budget Director 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 44
Independents: 1


















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