Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Five-term Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered the Republican party’s official response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address stating that “the President is making people’s lives harder.”
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress, will give the party’s response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.
President Barack Obama is arguing that looming government-wide spending cuts could idle military resources like naval aircraft carriers, while Republicans are criticizing the president for taking his arguments outside Washington instead of staying to work out a plan before Friday’s deadline.
Stinging from double-digit election losses among female voters, House Republicans elected a woman to their top leadership team Wednesday in a tense test of gender politics and the clout of the GOP’s power brokers.