[Ed. – Cheryl Chumley points out that half of them are leaving office anyway. Which raises the question why it was so important to vote against the wall. This is one of those issues too big for complacent assumptions. It’s a make-or-break for the future of the Republic. It will define what America is to be.]
Eight Republicans in the House joined 177 Democrats in voting against President Donald Trump’s border wall funding request.
Call this The List of Political Suicides. At least, it would be, save the fact that half are leaving office, anyway.
They are: Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Carlos Curbelo, both from Florida; Justin Amash and Fred Upton, both from Michigan; Ken Buck from Colorado; Will Hurd from Texas; Erik Paulsen from Minnesota; and David Valadao from California.
Meanwhile, 11 other Republicans …