09/24/2013 10:46 am ET

Brit Hume: Conservative Radio Can Make Republicans Do Things They Don't Want To (VIDEO)

"And so if you are sitting over in the House of Representatives and some measures of defund Obamacare comes along and you think it’s a suicide mission because it might involve a government shutdown, you are going to be hesitant to oppose it anyway because you don’t want the most conservative — you don’t want the Tea Party and you don’t want the conservative radio talk show host on your back."

Brit Hume on "The O'Reilly Factor" on September 23

(h/t Daily Caller)