it is the beginning before election. he will not get ticket so he did. but he is right and wanted to know the facts of the lands. it is his right and obligations. he is bound to follow the public support and his interests may  self centered but he is entitle to ask the govt. when the member is the ruling party so against him the disciplinary actions may be taken by the party. once he is determined to ask the questions so he is aware of the consequences.
in the democratic situation it is also the dictatorship of the party. for the discipline the party can expelled to any one. no body is dare to ask or challenge to the party or party chieftain specially.