There is no tea party caucus independent of the Republican caucus in the House of Representatives, Speaker of the House John Boehner said Thursday in an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer. “We’ve got members from all different types — all walks of life, if you will,” Boehner said. “But do they come back changed by this election?” Sawyer asked. “Well, listen, I think this has been the most misreported story of my two years’ tenure,” Boehner replied. “We don’t have a tea party caucus to speak of in the House. All of us who were elected in 2010
Comments: To be terribly redundant, I start feeling better since the disaster on Tuesday then I read articles like this. I don't even know what to say anymore.
Impeachment proceedings should have started yesterday in the House. With this clown running the show that will never happen. He can't even complete a sentence. I swear these Republicans are in Obama's pocket. NO ONE can be that incompetent.
These two factions of the GOP have got to find common ground and learn to work together or we will continue to lose. The fact that we had 3 million voters NOT turn out and vote for Romney/Ryan is a disgrace. There is no perfect candidate...each and every one will have their flaws. Instead of each person looking for their perfect candidate how about we do what is right for the country. In this case it was obvious that Mitt Romney was clearly a man that had a vision for this country that was far better than his opponent. Well to the 3 million of you that were to cute by half with staying home and your little protest vote...ENJOY THE NEXT 4 YEARS!
The tea parts image was hurt but the two retards Akin and Murdoch. The tea party started out advocating smaller government and lower taxes, but was hijacked by religious extremist. Did it ever occur to anyone the Boehner does want the party to appear split.
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save America, 11/9/2012 11:38:26 AM (No. 9002571)
What a waste this speaker Boehner is.He was awol through the whole election.He couldn't even bring home his own state.I'm sure the democrats love this clown as speaker.I can't even stand to listen to him any more.The GOP will be in the weeds as long as this guy is in any office.
I'm with #8. Frankly, I don't think many of you read the article. Boehner says: "All of us who were elected in 2010 were supported by the Tea Party". He goes on to say that they are all going to have to get along and pull together.
#4, can we forget the impossible dream of impeachment with a Democrat Senate? That is delusional. Insisting that our people accomplish the impossible is not helpful.
And the guy who says no more contributions might as well join the other side for all the use he will be to us. In fact, he has joined without knowing it.
Hopefully there will be a serious challenge to Boehner in the upcoming House election. It is incredible that we have an introverted sob sister in this important position. My nomination for Speaker would be Jim Jordan.
Maybe we need leaders who are more conformed to our Founding Fathers, who were willing to risk property, wealth, life and limb to ensure Freedom and Liberty in this land. Nowadays all politicians care about is re-election and power. Stand and FIGHT!
Boehner has been a weak and ineffective speaker with no core conservative values and should be replaced post haste. But I have another comment to make after just hearing his presser. Is it just me or (ridiculous fake tan and short fuse aside)is his voice/cough getting more irritating? He and Jan Brewer as well are so obviously emphysemic they grate on one's ears.
If the house is ignored by Capt Zippy, the government employees and military are outnumbered just by the number of deer hunters in PA. It just takes a spine on the part of American citizens, as they are the owners of the government.
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