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Jonathan Swan Mar 25, 2017
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Leadership blaming Freedom Caucus for dodgy whip count

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House Republican leaders are furious at the Freedom Caucus, and a number of senior staff believe the conservative group lied about its vote numbers earlier today. The Freedom Caucus aggressively denies that.

The inside story: Early this afternoon Freedom Caucus leader Mark Meadows told White House chief of staff Reince Priebus there were 18 hard "no" votes in the Freedom Caucus.