- Protests at GOP legislators' town halls pose a big problem for members of Congress, says GOP consultant Doug Heye
- Democrats who criticized the 2009 and 2010 tea party protests missed the point and lost their House majority, Heye says
Doug Heye is a CNN political commentator and former deputy chief of staff to then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)While much of Washington is absorbed with the latest machinations of the Trump White House, congressional Republicans are finding scores of voters showing up at their town halls and other events. And those voters are angry.