Gone are assurances from Republican lawmakers that there won’t be a shutdown later this month.
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Hard-line House GOP conservatives aren’t worried about a looming Department of Homeland Security shutdown as the deadline for congressional action draws near.
Many of the conservative lawmakers who most want to aggressively challenge President Obama’s executive actions on immigration think that if push comes to shove, a shutdown will be worth the fight.
And at this point, they don’t think there will be any electoral consequences if there is a shutdown.
“I’m just not that scared of sticking to principles and filling campaign promises that we made back home, irrespective of what leadership tells us to do here,” said Rep. Curt Clawson (R-Fla.).
“It’s worth having this fight,” said Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.).