Jody Hice is now Communications Chair for the Freedom Caucus

Scott Wong, from The Hill, is reporting that Jody Hice will fill the newly created Communications Chair position in the House Freedom Caucus after Chairman Meadows was re-elected to another term.

From the Daily Caller:

“I am deeply honored that my friends and colleagues have selected me to serve as the first Communications Chair of the House Freedom Caucus. As a former radio host, I am looking forward to lifting the forgotten voices of the American people and driving a conservative narrative in support of fiscal discipline, limited government, and traditional values, all with the ultimate goal of Republicans retaking the House majority.”

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Gregs
Gregs

Coupled with the recent comments from the minority leader, this announcement spells the begining of the end of the obstructionist caucus. Hice is a the american taliban.

xdog
xdog

Hey, that’s my Congressman you’re talking about. I disagree with your view. Those Freedom Caucus seats are all safe. Super safe. Hice himself just won re-election in a walk. If the gop continues to lose seats in the House, the FC will have an even greater voice in what happens and what doesn’t because they aren’t going anywhere. The FC also supports Trump unquestioningly. If Pence gets in, their support won’t waver a lick, so they’re valuable to the greater gop powers in the same way old papers are valuable to an incontinent dog. The OP didn’t cite Hice’s full… Read more »

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

As you note, the FC is becoming mainstream GOP without having to do anything but carry on. There’s no better Georgian to communicate the principles, policies, pragmatism and vision of the modern GOP.

Gregs
Gregs

“Old papers to an incontinent dog”

I learn so much from this site.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Nearly everyone in the sales/marketing/customer service area of a former Fortune 500 employer had a VP title. That puffed up those taking calls to be able to convey to calling customers that their concerns were being taken seriously.

bethebalance
bethebalance

I understand it’s a communications gig, but “driving a narrative” seems to imply that there is no policy to drive the narrative, that there’s just a narrative.