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Republicans pick Boehner
allies for leadership roles

Reuters, by Susan Cornwell & Emily Stephenson

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Posted By:EagleEye, 6/19/2014 5:44:54 PM

Washington - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday chose an ally of Speaker John Boehner for the No. 2 job in the chamber and, in a victory for the party´s conservative wing, elevated a Southern lawmaker to a leadership role. Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, already the third-ranking House Republican, was chosen to replace Eric Cantor as majority leader. He will control the House floor and help decide the party´s legislative priorities. Steve Scalise, a Louisiana lawmaker with backing from Southern Republicans, beat out two other lawmakers on Thursday to replace McCarthy as party whip,

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Fortunately, we are not the dRATS on the Titanic rearranging the deck chairs. We´re on the lifeboats, deciding who we want to steer US to safety. The "Brat Pack" has proven that all House members have a "due date," watched now by those who voted them into office. This was not unexpected by those in the GOP who may be "in the throes of death."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nonsense, 6/19/2014 6:10:52 PM     (No. 9892735)

Of course the permanent elite political ruling class Establishment Republicans chose one of their own to continue the destruction.

That´s why Congress has the lowest rating ever recorded at 7% approval.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley, 6/19/2014 6:18:15 PM     (No. 9892748)

Unfortunately, I quit the Republican party and cut all ties with them two years ago, so I cant quit them again.
They wont be steering us to safety, they will be steering us off the same cliff the Democrats are. They are just driving in a different lane.
I guess they dont care. They already got theirs.

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