Is it a myth or a rumor that Rove told Tancredo he would never darken the doors of the White House again?
I would not be suprised.
Feeney, a former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives whom many see as a rising star in the party, reportedly told Bush: "I came here to cut entitlements, not grow them."
Sources said Bush shot back, "Me too, pal," and hung up the phone.
Republican aides said conservatives who voted against the bill, including Reps. Mike Pence (Ind.), John Culberson (Texas), Jeff Flake (Ariz.), Roscoe Bartlett (Md.) and Jim Ryun (Kan.), would suffer for their votes against the Medicare bill.
Leadership aides said those members "can expect to remain on the back bench" in the months ahead.