https://presidentialcoalition.com/wp-content/uploads/main-logo.png 0 0 krisinger https://presidentialcoalition.com/wp-content/uploads/main-logo.png krisinger2019-11-25 12:24:062019-11-25 12:24:09WaPo: Jim Jordan used to torment GOP leaders. Now he’s leading them in defending Trump.
|It’s easy to picture Jim Jordan in a locker room, standing jacketless on a cooler or folding chair, rolling up his sleeves and rallying the troops before a crucial showdown. The square-jawed Ohio congressman used to coach wrestling and understands that conflict — even in government proceedings — is a matter of physics: leverage, pressure, aggression, submission.|
For years, Jordan led a band of misfit conservatives who grappled not so much with Democrats, but Republicans: helping drive two GOP speakers of the House out of town, killing bills that didn’t pass purity tests, shutting down the government. Jordan became such a despised member of his conference that some of his colleagues began suggesting to party leaders that they redistrict him out of his seat.
But, in a recent meeting in the basement of the Capitol, on the eve of the first hearings of the impeachment inquiry, Jordan spoke to his Republican colleagues like a coach trying to spark the will to win.
“There has been no greater supporter of President Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda or greater defender from these left-wing attacks than Jim Jordan,” said David Bossie, a Trump ally and longtime acquaintance of Jordan’s. “And the president recognizes fighters when he sees one.”
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