(CNSNews.com) - In between tweets about the approaching Hurricane Irma, President Donald Trump on Friday issued three tweets aimed at Republicans.
Some members of Trump's party were upset that the president accepted a three-month extension of the debt limit offered by Democrats rather than the 18-month extension urged by Republicans.
"Republicans, sorry, but I've been hearing about Repeal & Replace for 7 years, didn't happen! Even worse, the Senate Filibuster Rule will never allow the Republicans to pass even great legislation. 8 Dems control - will rarely get 60 (vs. 51) votes. It is a Repub Death Wish! Republicans must start the Tax Reform/Tax Cut legislation ASAP. Don't wait until the end of September. Needed now more than ever. Hurry!"
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), normally a Trump supporter, said she voted no on a hurricane relief bill because it included the three-month debt limit extension as well as a three-month continuing resolution, which is what the Democrats and Trump agreed to do.
"I was a no vote, because we have a debt-ceiling increase and a C.R., and we don't get those reformrs that we need," Blackburn told Fox News on Friday. "And I felt like the Harvey and the Irma relief -- all of these packages should stand alone. And not be coupled or have a debt ceiling put on them. Or have a C.R. put on them.
"So I would have preferred to see these as stand-alone votes."
Blackburn was one of 90 no votes, but the three-in-one bill passed with 316 yes votes.