Washington (CNN) - Ever present but rarely so public, the rift between the tea party wing and less radical establishment Republicans over policy and tactics was on full display Thursday ahead of a House vote on the compromise federal budget worked out with Democrats.
Boehner told reporters on Thursday the deal was "not everything we wanted, but it advances conservative policy and moves us in the right direction." FULL STORY.
In the Crossfire, we have Democratic strategist Paul Begala and president of Americans for Prosperity Tim Phillips hosted by Stephanie Cutter and S.E. Cupp.
We want you to weigh in: Does the budget deal represent a new era of bipartisanship in Washington?
In this episode of Crossfire, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra says he is unsure whether he will vote for the budget deal because he first wants to make sure there are no "shenanigans" hidden in the bill. FULL STORY.
Tonight on Crossfire, will the breakthrough budget deal be passed by Congress? Should it be?
In the Crossfire, we have Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) and Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) debating the proposed deal with hosts S.E. Cupp and Van Jones.
We want you to weigh in: Who do you think made out better in the budget deal?
In the Crossfire: Congressional negotiators finally announce a budget deal aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. FULL STORY.
Our guests, Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Republican Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KA) both shared skepticism of the new deal on Crossfire, within minutes of the deal being announced.