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U.S. Rep. Chip Roy helps bend powerful House committee further to the right

With help from two other ultraconservatives, the Texas Republican’s seat on the Rules Committee has let him press for red-meat priorities, even in traditionally bipartisan legislation.

Representative Chip Roy, R-Texas, arrives for a House Rules Committee Meeting, at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, 2023.

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