FIRE Speaker Boehner: “Only Takes 16 Members”

Who wouldn’t  love to see this RINO booted as House speaker? He has done nothing but fight the Teaparty ( the people who put him in power) since he was moved into that position.

But even as great as removing Boehner would be, it is still too little too late — the sleeping giant that saved the GOP from extinction in 2010 have had enough.

I think it is time for a third party.

Breitbart – The president and CEO of conservative group American Majority Action (AMA) is demanding Republicans band together to fire House Speaker John Boehner.

“Speaker Boehner has been an abysmal failure as speaker, and his latest purge is the nail in the coffin for conservatives,” AMA’s Ned Ryun said in a statement. “Boehner has never won a negation battle with the White House or Senate—and he’s been nothing short of an embarrassing spokesman for the Conservative Movement. It’s time for him to go.”

Ryun pointed out, too, that if conservatives want to unseat Boehner, they’d only need 16 members to abstain from supporting him in January. That’s because Boehner needs 218 votes to become Speaker again. Seeing as there are 233 House Republicans next Congress, and assuming no Democrats would vote for Boehner as Speaker, if 16 conservative Republicans abstain from voting, Boehner wouldn’t regain the Speakership.

“The Conservative Movement doesn’t realize we only need 16 House votes to block Boehner from becoming Speaker,” Ryun said. “House rules demand nominees for speaker to receive a majority—at least 218 votes—to win election. If 16 members abstain, Boehner only has 217 votes.”

The Republican caucus already locked the votes for leadership slots up in conference shortly after the election… Keep Reading

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2 Responses to FIRE Speaker Boehner: “Only Takes 16 Members”

  1. Couldn’t agree more. This guy has basically already caved to Obama’s demands. Whether he caves on tax rates or “closing loopholes” aka lawful tax deductions we all depend on like 401k and mortgage deductions… IT’S STILL A TAX INCREASE! See: http://conservativeisland.com/tax-increases-under-obama-closing-loopholes-or-increasing-rates-whats-the-difference/

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