Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs Will Lead The House Freedom Caucus
Arizona Congressman Andy Biggs has been elected Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus. He will replace Mark Meadows of North Carolina.
The two-term Republican congressman represents Arizona's 5th District, which encompasses most of the East Valley. Biggs is a longtime Arizona lawmaker who previously served as president of the state senate.
Biggs said in a statement, "The House Freedom Caucus has created a national reputation by standing up for Americans who have felt that they didn’t have a voice in Congress."
Melanie Zanona, a congressional reporter for Politico, joined the show to talk about Biggs, Meadows and what this transition says about the caucus' influence.