"Here's the difference: Obama doesn't have to run for re-election again. A lot of these guys do," Mr. Brog said. "So if they're doubling down with the White House on what is increasingly proving to be a naive approach to this evil, they could pay with their jobs."
"I do think there will be fallout for those who don't attend," Mr. Brog said. "Look, obviously, if someone's from a very safe Democratic district, they probably will be okay. But if anyone's from a district where they face a close race, I think this can be Exhibit A in the case that the congressman or -woman in question placed partisanship above duty and country."