“House Republicans were furious over the summer when the House made unpresented changes allowing lawmakers to designate a proxy and vote on their behalf amid traveling concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” USA Today reports.
“They held news conferences. They lobbied their members against using the proxy function. House Republican leadership even led a lawsuit over the change, calling it unconstitutional.”
“But now it appears quite a few members of the GOP have changed their tune. And a host of Republicans designated proxies, each citing the ‘ongoing public health emergency,’ to travel to Florida for the Conservative Political Action Conference.”Save to Favorites