This kind of blows their image as having Catholics on their side as well. The nuns represent the “live it out” segments of the church.
Republicans, especially the right-wing chairman of the House Budget Committee who inspired the tour in the first place, are generally dismissive of their pleas
This is what the GOP has been doing for 30+ years. Enlist the 2 or 3 issue Christian Right to stir up the churches, and attack the church people who see in the gospel a whole, a Kingdom that encopmpasses all of life, and warns us against the dangers of riches.