Report claiming GOP members fleeing Congress ‘fake news’

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The international wire service Associated Press has been called out for “pushing the Democratic Party’s line” in a story about Republican Congress members planning to retire.

John Hinderaker, at the popular Powerline blog, noted the AP “gleefully” headlined its story “Republicans jumping ship amid dissatisfaction in Trump era.”

“It sounds as though people are abandoning the GOP in droves,” Hinderaker wrote.

But the impact, at least so far, is relatively minor, he explained.

Sen. Tom Coburn has come up with the answer to a Washington bureaucracy that doesn’t seem to care about the Constitution or the American people: An Article V convention, which he describes in “Smashing the DC Monopoly: Using Article V to Restore Freedom and Stop Runaway Government.”

First, he quoted the AP’s report: “Veteran Republicans are bailing on Congress in growing numbers, as GOP control of Washington fails to produce the unity or legislative successes party

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