As House Republican leaders attempted to pass legislation which would extend certain Patriot Act programs, they failed to get the two-thirds majority needed. A political panel talks about the repercussions on the GOP.
Just how powerful is the movement these days? FreedomWorks’ Matt Kibbe and organizer Phillip Dennis join Hardball’s Chris Matthews to discuss how Tea Party Republicans in the House defeated the extension of the Patriot Act.
The Republican House leadership suffered a setback yesterday when Tea Party Republicans killed reauthorization of three provisions of the Patriot Act. More fights loom within the Republican party and with Democrats on the federal debt ceiling and the budget. Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd