Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster still running against Paul Ryan for Speaker

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Unlike Ryan, Webster has very publicly articulated reforms he would make to the House GOP conference structure. Specifically, he told Breitbart News in a recent exclusive interview, he wants to spread power away from the Speaker’s office toward the membership of the House.

Ryan schedules Victory Party for Thursday’s Speakership vote

Neil Munro, Breitbart

“Just what we need, another arrogant politician in charge,” a senior House GOP aide told Breitbart News. There is still an off-chance that Ryan could be defeated on the floor, or forced to win a second ballot.

Speaker’s Race Still Wide Open – Just Say NO To Paul Ryan

Back in January, 25 Republicans voted against John Boehner and the number of those dissatisfied with the establishment Republican “leadership” of the House has only grown since then. For conservatives to win this fight your Representative needs to hear from you NOW on the phone and through social media and email. Here's how to contact your Representative to demand they vote for a principled limited government constitutional conservative, like Daniel Webster of Florida, for Speaker.

Gohmert sticks to principle, backs Daniel Webster for Speaker

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

“Since the beginning of this contested race for Speaker of the House, it has been my pledge to support Congressman Daniel Webster,” Gohmert said in a lengthy statement on Thursday evening.

Paul Ryan Arrogantly Demands An End To Constitutional Government

What Paul Ryan announced to the House Republican Conference last night was a set of conditions under which he would accept the Speaker’s gavel that amount to discarding any pretense that the House of Representatives is “the Peoples’ House,” as in We the People, and to make it simply “Paul’s House.” Democracy and representative government are by their nature messy – and when politicians, like Paul Ryan, demand order and an end to dissention what they are really demanding is an end to democratic government.

Florida Rep. Ted Yoho backs Daniel Webster for Speaker

Alex Leary, Tampa Bay Times

"The members who have stood up to replace Speaker Boehner are the ones willing to speak truth to power.  If we don’t continue and follow through with a new style of leadership, the kind Dan Webster offers, then the status quo will continue; and the America people will continue to pay the price.”

Steve King wants Daniel Webster as Speaker

Seung Min Kim, Politico

In a letter to House Republicans Thursday, Iowa Rep. Steve King implored fellow GOP lawmakers to back long-shot candidate Rep. Daniel Webster, a former Florida House speaker who’s earned the support of some of the House’s most conservative members.

What’s driving conservative opposition to Paul Ryan

Elaina Plott, National Review

The forceful pushback against Ryan makes clear that the strong sentiments stirred up during the immigration fights of the past decade have staying power, and should Ryan run, he’ll have to reckon with them.

Establishment Stalling Speaker Election Until They Are Guaranteed To Win

Stalling the vote to elect a new Speaker is all about those who have been wrecking the country keeping their power in Congress, and thwarting the will of We the People. And of course the establishment media – including what one might call the “conservative establishment” are right there covering for them. We urge you to join our effort to end the stalling and elect a conservative Speaker by signing our open letter to the House Republican Conference through this link. Or you can call your Representative – the House switchboard is 1-866-220-0044 – to tell them you want a conservative Speaker like Daniel Webster, not Boehner-lite, like Rep. Paul Ryan or Kevin McCarthy.

Are You And Your Conservative Friends In The Battle To Elect A Conservative Speaker?

In advance of the election to replace establishment Republican John Boehner as Speaker of the House, 55 conservative leaders from across America signed an open letter to the House Republican Conference. Entitled “Vision For New Conservative Leadership” the letter sets forth the minimum expectations conservatives have of the new post-Boehner House Republican leadership.  You can add your name to the list by signing the open letter to the House Republican Conference through this link. If you are active in a conservative organization that has not joined the battle we urge you to get your organization involved in the fight to elect a conservative Speaker of the House TODAY.

The Magic Number Is 218

The reality is that there are a lot more than 40 to 50 House Republicans who want to do the right thing – the majority of House Republicans have simply been bamboozled and intimidated into believing that conservatives are a minority, when in fact we are the majority. That's why grassroots principled limited government constitutional conservatives must call their Representative and demand they oppose the election of another establishment Speaker, like Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, and vote for a conservative, like Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida, for Speaker. The House switchboard is 1-866-220-0044 - call now!

Becky Gerritson: Exactly The Kind Of New Leader We Need In Congress

Becky Gerritson has issued a statement that should be a clarion call to every conservative thinking about running for Congress; "I am pleased that we will not have an unacceptable choice in Kevin McCarthy forced upon us.  My hope is that, in the days ahead, a true conservative will win out in the Speaker's race. However, that new Speaker will not have the support he or she needs to lead our Party forward- strong and unified- unless we bolster the ranks of true conservatives in Congress."

Freedom Caucus Endorses Webster for Speaker

Scott Wong and Christina Marcos, The Hill

The conservative House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday endorsed Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) for Speaker  — a bold move that raises serious doubts about whether Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy can cobble together the 218 votes on the House floor he needs to be promoted.

Viguerie to NewsMax: Grassroots “White-Hot” Over Lack Of Leadership In GOP

The House Republican Conference meets today to nominate a candidate for Speaker. We urge you to call your Representative (the House Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to tell him or her that we conservatives are watching how they vote and that we demand they vote for a conservative, such as Daniel Webster, for Speaker.

Phyllis Schlafly Asks The Right Question: Rep. Jason Chaffetz Gives The Wrong Answer

In our latest coverage of the House Republican leadership races we contrast the word salad Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz dumped on Chris Wallace’s desk during Fox News Sunday with the straightforward commitment made by Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida to eliminate the dysfunctional anti-conservative process House establishment Republicans have used to thwart the conservative agenda.

House Conservatives to question candidates for Speaker

Lauren French, Politico

The Conservative Opportunity Society, the House Freedom Caucus, the House Liberty Caucus and the Tea Party Caucus are hosting the hopefuls for speaker next Tuesday. It will give Kevin McCarthy and Daniel Webster a chance to debate issues with the right flank of the party.

GOP Leadership Election Update: What’s Going to Change?

Liberty-minded Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky asks the fundamental question House Republicans face when they elect new leaders, including a Speaker of the House to succeed John Boehner: "What's going to change" if everyone simply moves up a notch and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy becomes Speaker? Massie answers that question by endorsing principled limited government constitutional conservative Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida for Speaker.