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-Republicans agree on the desire to slow down or thwart the President's plans but exactly what form that opposition should take is the subject of much consternation.
Tonight chief Washington correspondent James Rosen looks at the fissures within the party faithful.
-We're not just up here making a noise.
-But congressional Republicans and the right wing are racked by a lot of noise about how they should confront President Obama's new campaign style push for his second term agenda.
-The bill is passed.
-The tension was on vivid display earlier this month when House Republicans forced a vote to enshrine delays in the implementation of ObamaCare into law.
Some conservatives thought that a tactical mistake tantamount to ratifying the law they abhor.
Now the party faces a similar dilemma over whether to tie ObamaCare funding to the looming budget battles and possible government shutdown that will consume Congress on the other side of the August recess.
-Harry Reid and President Obama would scream and yell those mean nasty Republicans are threatening to shut down the government.
And at that point we've gotta make the case and say we want to fed fund the federal government and why is President Obama threatening to shut down the entire federal government in order to force ObamaCare down our throats.
-Speaker Boehner signaled only the desire to preserve his options.
-But we've made no decisions about how we're gonna proceed.
-On immigration reform, Boehner and his lieutenants have decided to kick the can delaying consideration of the senate bill and the prospect of passing smaller piecemeal laws until after recess.
Stalwart conservatives warned that will only take the leadership so far.
-If the speaker and others are wanting to wait and do something comprehensive, I don't see that working in the House.
Our goal is to push things as far to the right as we possibly can and it made our obligation to effectively govern.
-Of course there's no shortage of outside counsel.
-The Republican Party has decided that capitulation with the Democrat seems to be the ongoing strategy.
I don't see any push-back against what Obama wants to do.
-The Republican establishment seems to be going along with them, ObamaCare, immigration reform, amnesty, whatever it is, there's no disagreement, there's no push-back on it.
-The GOP and conservatism writ large also face recurring tension on law enforcement and social issues as some like Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky urged the party to demonstrate as much commitment to personal liberty in the bedroom and over our skies as they seek for the corporate boardroom.
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