Will Republican freshmen support the new payroll-tax deal?

Alabama freshman Rep. Mo Brooks, who voted against the initial year-long deal passed by House Republicans, said he was “not yet sure,” whether he’d protest the deal. Protesting would require the House to reconvene for a roll call vote.

“The U.S. Senate’s bill is horrific policy founded on political expedience and holiday schedules,” Brooks told POLITICO in an email moments after word of the deal broke…

Pennsylvania freshman Rep. Mike Kelly told CNN’s John King Thursday night, “I’m not so sure I’m not going to do that,” when asked if he might drive to Washington to protest the unanimous consent agreement.