(The Washington Post) “What is clear is American voters are not confident that their representatives are prioritizing them, and there could be real consequences for this fall — perhaps for both parties.”

President Trump praised Republican lawmakers for zealously supporting him during his first State of the Union address.

During a speech in Cincinnati on Monday, he reflected on how he was received during his first visit to the House chamber for the annual speech:

“You’re up there. You got half the room going totally crazy, wild, loved everything. They want to do something great for our country.”

But voters aren’t as convinced that Republicans in Congress have their best interests in mind.

According to a recent Quinnipiac poll, the overwhelming majority — 71 percent — of voters say Republicans in Congress put party over country.

Click to continue reading. By Eugene Scott – Feb 10, 2018.

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