Freedom Caucus rebel Bob Good faces own ouster after bucking Trump and McCarthy

Among those facing primary challenges this year, one of the most competitive races is for the seat held by Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), who has established himself as a hard-liner willing to buck leadership at the detriment of his own party.

Now, Good, who was elected to lead the hard-right House Freedom Caucus earlier this year, is facing a tough primary election on June 18 — and several of his Republican colleagues are backing his challenger, John McGuire.

“Good luck,” Good told reporters on Tuesday. “Most of them should come and campaign for my opponent in my district. That would be what really helps me.”

And, in fact, several of his colleagues are coming to his district to campaign for his opponent.

Several House Republicans, including Reps. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Austin Scott (R-GA), Jen Kiggans (R-VA), Ryan Zinke (R-MT), Derrick Van Orden (R-WI), and
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