Hensarling, Garrett Seek GOP Meeting On 'Action Plan'

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), chairman of the Republican Study Committee, and Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.), another RSC member, are seeking to hold a GOP Conference meeting to approve an "action plan" for House Republicans.

Hensarling and Garrett began circulating a petition on Thursday, seeking 50 Republicans members to sign onto their plan for a special conference meeting. Under GOP Conference rules, if 50 members formally request such a session, it must be held.

In a short letter to Republican Conference Chairman Adam Putnam (Fla.), Hensarling informed the leadership of his plan:

"Pursuant to the Rules of the House Republican Conference, we hereby request that you schedule an immediate Republican Conference for the purpose of voting on provisions of an action plan for House Republicans."