Rep. Jim Banks, Republican of Indiana Republican, the chairman of the Conservative Research Committee, told CNN that a group of members met at the Penny Transition Office in the Washington area on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the party’s way forward. Touted their achievements. past.
Banks told CNN: “He is very satisfied with his relationship with President Trump.”
Banks said: “He will form an organization to defend the successful Trump-Penny record of the past four years.”
Pence served as a member of the House of Representatives and was the chairman of the Republican Research Committee. He told members of Congress that the current political dynamic is similar to 2009, when Democrats controlled both houses of Congress and the White House.
Banks said: “He talked about 2009, the new Democratic president, the Democratic House, the Democratic Senate-how similar the moment is to this moment.” “The Democrats pushed for a huge spending deal in 2009, this deal. Beyond everyone [House] The Republicans voted against it in 2009. This must look like the $1.9 trillion bill that will be issued this week. “
Banks added: “The more powerful the Democrats are, the more likely we are to win the majority in the 2010 midterm elections. He felt the similarities between then and now.”
CNN’s Gloria Borger contributed to this report.