Fire Boehner

Boehner Foe Could Face ’16 Backlash

Cameron Joseph & Jonathan Easley, The Hill

Daniel Webster may have hurt his reelection chances with his ill-fated challenge to Speaker John Boehner. He was the leading GOP vote-getter in the scattered conservative challenge to Boehner’s reelection as Speaker, pulling a dozen supporters.

Myth vs Fact: Speaker's Election

Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review

If 29 members vote for someone other than Boehner, the process goes to a 2nd ballot & a brokered conference meeting. That is where conservatives' leverage begins to negotiate concessions from the inevitable litany of people who will toss their hat into the ring.

The Republicans Who'll Vote Against Boehner

Scott Wong, The Hill

John Boehner is slated to win another two years as Speaker on Tues. when House lawmakers cast their first vote of a new Congress entirely controlled by Repubs. But don’t expect the public roll call on the House floor to be drama free.

House Conservatives Have Only a Veto Power

Erick Erickson, Red State

If House conservatives want to be a force to be reckoned with, they need to use their veto now to block the Speaker. 29 of them, voting for anyone but Boehner, will do just that. This'll give them leverage throughout the next Congress. The vote happens Tues.

FLASH! Rep. Steve King: I Can’t Vote for John Boehner Again

Principled limited government constitutional conservative Rep. Steve King of Iowa has announced his decision not to vote for John Boehner's re-election as Speaker of the House saying he is convinced Congress will not be allowed to restore its Constitutional authority under John Boehner's Speakership and by refusing to do so, cannot call upon the courts to do so. 

TEAParty's New Years Resolution: Fire Boehner

Judson Phillips, Washington Times

If the Repubs. re-elect Boehner as speaker, it sends a message to the conservative base. It tells members of the tea party that the GOP thinks they should be neither seen nor heard. The GOP thinks they should only show up every two years to help GOP candidates.