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Join us in a conversation with Rep. Bob Good (VA-05), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus.
Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 12 PM (ET)
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When Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in 2022, many of us thought that now we will get something done. Knowing that the Democrats still controlled the Senate, we knew that we were limited in what we could get passed and signed by President Biden. At least, we thought, we can begin to put some controls on the out-of-control spending that was rampaging through Congress.

Well, surprise! The slim majority that the Republicans hold in the House hasn’t resulted in any significant change. Why? The Republican Party in the US House of Representatives is a “House Divided.” When Speaker Kevin McCarthy couldn’t seem to support any kind of spending restraint, he was removed in what was described as a “coup.”

After quite a bit of wrangling, Mike Johnson (LA-04) was chosen to be the new speaker. With promises of fiscal restraint and closing the southern border, we were encouraged that this was going to be a positive change. We were finally going to see something done about the profligate spending. We were going to get some results.

Alas, it was not to be! When faced with the dreaded “government shutdown,” Speaker Johnson folded like a cheap lawn chair. Continuing resolution follows continuing resolution and nothing changes. It is “business as usual.”

Now there appears to be the threat of “civil war” between conservatives in the Freedom Caucus and the rest of the Republican representatives. There is a move afoot to remove Johnson from the Speaker’s chair. All the while the Democrats smile gleefully. Everything on the Left’s wish list keeps getting pushed through and Republican control is dwindling.

As if it wasn’t bad enough to have a Congress divided between a Republican House and a Democrat Senate; if it wasn’t bad enough to have a House of Representatives divided almost down the middle between Republicans and Democrats; now we have the Republican majority divided! When we should be looking at expanding Republican control of the House and taking back control of the Senate in November, we very well may be looking at losing both.

Bob Good has represented Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District in the 118th United States Congress since January 2021. He has served as the Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus since January 2024, and has been named to the Budget Committee and the Education and the Workforce Committee where he is Chairman of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee.

Bob is committed to effectively representing the people of Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District and advocating for the foundational principles that have and will continue to make America the greatest nation in history.

Prior to his election to Congress, he served one term on the Campbell County Board of Supervisors from 2015 to 2019. Professionally, Bob worked as the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development at Liberty University for 15 years, following a 17-year career with CitiFinancial.

Good attended Liberty University where he was a member of the wrestling team and earned a Bachelor of Science in finance and a Master of Business Administration.

Bob lives in Prince Edward County with Tracey, his wife of 35 years. They are the proud parents of three adult children: Patrick (Brittany), Sydney, and Conner (Tori); and are grandparents to two precious grandchildren.

Please join us for this stimulating, informative conversation.


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