In other news, Republicans are left with the question of what they should do next.
"Preventing insurers from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions is one of the most popular parts of ObamaCare".
"What I'm getting to him is based on conversations that I've had with (Tuesday Group co-chairman) Rep. Tom MacArthur and leadership, but I wouldn't say that it's approved at this point", Meadows told the publication.
Conservatives felt the original health care bill failed to do that, and in the face of considerable opposition from Freedom Caucus members and centrist Republicans, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill late last month. "And they should have a unified plan to implement their agenda", he added.
The Republican establishment attacks on Rep. Scott Perry and the other members of the Freedom Caucus for failing to support the American Healthcare Act has caused much dismay and disappointment among us Republicans who still believe in liberty. But Jordan also stressed that they want to see the proposal's language first before agreeing to a deal. "That's what we've been focused on and we'll continue to focus on, and we're trying to get to an agreement there".
"If we attempt to muscle this thing through on a partisan basis, I feel we'll have a similar result", Dent said, referencing Obamacare. Those targeted include Walden and Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), the chief deputy whip, who last week said the Freedom Caucus's calls were a "bridge too far for our members" and could not pass.
Working with Democrats, he said, would require Republicans to scrap the current health care bill and start over.
Besides health care, Meadows has something else on his plate: The Freedom Caucus is getting ready for the complicated issue of tax reform.
With members of Congress now on recess, work on a a new healthcare bill is at a stand still.
Like Mulvaney, Meadows said Connelly "has shown that he is not afraid to stand up to leaders in both parties to advance conservative principles and stand for the Constitution".
At Amash's town hall meeting in a high school auditorium in Battle Creek, Michigan, 34-year-old Eric Smith told Reuters that "if I had to choose between Justin and Trump, I'd go with Justin for sure".