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Throwing down the gauntlet

Matt Drudge rips the GOP for inaction on ObamaCare, tax cuts

Matt Drudge, the highly influential founder and editor of the Drudge Report, ripped the Republican Party on Wednesday for forgetting where its priorities really lie. The GOP "should be sued for fraud," Drudge tweeted, questioning why Republicans have yet to deliver on promises to repeal ObamaCare and cut taxes.

Drudge suggested in one tweet that maybe Republicans aren't cut out to lead, pointing to a report from The New York Times about Senate Republicans' vote Tuesday to "formally silence" Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) for "impugning" attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) by reading a searing letter written by Dr. Martin Luther King's widow, Coretta Scott King:

Drudge urged the GOP to get "back to basics," instead of continuing on with "just lots of crazy":

Twenty minutes later, Drudge pointed to a specific example of what the White House has made time to do — and what it hasn't. Becca Stanek