Connect with us

archive

Frist Stays Mum on House Leadership Race

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R.-Tenn.) said Tuesday he wouldn’t make an endorsement in the race to replace Rep. Tom DeLay (R.-Tex.) as House majority leader.

Acting Majority Leader Roy Blunt (R.-Mo.) is facing a spirited challenge from Rep. John Boehner, chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee.

During an appearance before Bloggers’ Row at Samuel Alito’s confirmation hearings, I asked Frist if he was planning to takes sides.

"No," he said. "We’ll let that play out. It’s one of the wonderful things about these two institutions. When challenges arise, people work through it."

For more on Frist’s appearance, visit AlitoBlog.com.

Newsletter Signup.

Sign up to the Human Events newsletter

Written By

Mr. Bluey, a contributing editor to Human Events, is director of the Center for Media & Public Policy at The Heritage Foundation. He maintains a blog at RobertBluey.com.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement
Advertisement

TRENDING NOW:

Justin Trudeau Justin Trudeau

How Justin Trudeau Is Pushing Canada Further Right

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Beto Is Using His Slave-Owning Ancestry.

U.S. POLITICS

Twitter free speech activist Lindsay Shepherd Twitter free speech activist Lindsay Shepherd

Twitter Bans Free Speech Champion Lindsay Shepherd For “Abusing” Trans Activist

CULTURE

Connect
Newsletter Signup.

Sign up to the Human Events newsletter