12 House GOP chairmen break with leadership on clean DHS bill

12 House GOP chairmen break with leadership on clean DHS bill
© Greg Nash

More than half of the 21 House GOP committee chairmen on Tuesday broke with leadership and voted against the clean bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through Sept. 30.


Committee chairmen typically follow the lead of GOP leaders on major votes. 

The 12 "no" votes included Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway (Texas), Budget Chairman Tom Price (Ga.), Natural Resource Chairman Rob BishopRobert (Rob) William BishopGOP's Westerman looks to take on Democrats on climate change House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Westerman tapped as top Republican on House Natural Resources Committee | McMorris Rodgers wins race for top GOP spot on Energy and Commerce | EPA joins conservative social network Parler MORE (Utah), Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (Ohio), Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (Texas), Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (Texas), Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzCongress's latest hacking investigation should model its most recent Fox News Audio expands stable of podcasts by adding five new shows The myth of the conservative bestseller MORE (Utah), Judiciary Chairman Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteBottom line No documents? Hoping for legalization? Be wary of Joe Biden Press: Trump's final presidential pardon: himself MORE (Va.) Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (Texas), Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (Pa.), Rules Chairman Pete Sessions (Texas) Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller (Fla.).

The 9 "yes" votes came from Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (Ky.), Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (Minn.), Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (Mich.), Ethics Chairman Charlie Dent (Pa.), Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (Calif.), Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (Texas), Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (Calif.), Ways and Means Chairman Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanJuan Williams: Biden's child tax credit is a game-changer Trump clash ahead: Ron DeSantis positions himself as GOP's future in a direct-mail piece Cutting critical family support won't solve the labor crisis MORE (Wis.) and Administration Chairwoman Candice Miller (Mich.).