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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Boehner needs to be watched constantly. It doesn't matter what the issue is, Boehner always wants to surrender as quickly as possible.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Revolt Among Republicans on Immigration Bill: 70 House Members Risk Careers in Planned Showdown With Leadership | TheBlaze.com

    Seventy House Republicans are planning a politically risky showdown with Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to try to force additional debate on an immigration bill they say will mean amnesty for illegal immigrants and have dire consequences for the country.


    The 70 members are petitioning for a special Republican conference meeting on the bill, a “highly unusual” move to go head-to-head with the speaker, according to Reps. Michele Bachmann (Minn.), Steve King (Iowa) and Louie Gohmert (Texas), who are serving as spokespersons for the group.....
    Good. If he goes along and tries to pass a bill with almost solely Democrat votes his career will be over. They need to follow the "Hastert Rule". No bill comes up that does not have majority Republican support.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Revolt Among Republicans on Immigration Bill: 70 House Members Risk Careers in Planned Showdown With Leadership | TheBlaze.com

    Seventy House Republicans are planning a politically risky showdown with Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to try to force additional debate on an immigration bill they say will mean amnesty for illegal immigrants and have dire consequences for the country.


    The 70 members are petitioning for a special Republican conference meeting on the bill, a “highly unusual” move to go head-to-head with the speaker, according to Reps. Michele Bachmann (Minn.), Steve King (Iowa) and Louie Gohmert (Texas), who are serving as spokespersons for the group.....
    Maybe the remember the disaster that the last amnesty bill turned out to be.
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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Drake McHugh View Post
    Good. If he goes along and tries to pass a bill with almost solely Democrat votes his career will be over. They need to follow the "Hastert Rule". No bill comes up that does not have majority Republican support.
    sounds like one party rule. Boehner is the speaker of the house, not the speaker of just the republican congressmen. Eric cantor is the majority leader in the house, pelosi is the minority leader, Boehner is supposed to represent the entire lower house.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    sounds like one party rule. Boehner is the speaker of the house, not the speaker of just the republican congressmen. Eric cantor is the majority leader in the house, pelosi is the minority leader, Boehner is supposed to represent the entire lower house.
    How many times did Pelosi take up bills that didn't have majority Democrat support? Probably never.
    It's called politics. Harry Reid plays it every day,changing rules as he goes along.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Why is this nimrod still in a leadership position? Good grief he's not effective, he's not good for the party or it's image. Kick his orange butt to the curb and let's move onward.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    sounds like one party rule. Boehner is the speaker of the house, not the speaker of just the republican congressmen. Eric cantor is the majority leader in the house, pelosi is the minority leader, Boehner is supposed to represent the entire lower house.
    Damn! Was Nancy Pelosi aware of this?

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    Revolt Among Republicans on Immigration Bill: 70 House Members Risk Careers in Planned Showdown With Leadership | TheBlaze.com

    Seventy House Republicans are planning a politically risky showdown with Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to try to force additional debate on an immigration bill they say will mean amnesty for illegal immigrants and have dire consequences for the country.


    The 70 members are petitioning for a special Republican conference meeting on the bill, a “highly unusual” move to go head-to-head with the speaker, according to Reps. Michele Bachmann (Minn.), Steve King (Iowa) and Louie Gohmert (Texas), who are serving as spokespersons for the group.....
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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    I think if he tries to pass this immigration bill he will be ousted. Hardly any house Republicans want it.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray410 View Post
    Boehner needs to be watched constantly. It doesn't matter what the issue is, Boehner always wants to surrender as quickly as possible.
    And yet the GOP OVERWHELMINGLY decided to keep him, so what does that say about YOUR GOP?

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