Flood of anti-Boehner calls rattles leadership

Susan Ferrechio The Washington Examiner 1/7/2015

It wasn’t the Republican votes against House Speaker John Boehner that truly rattled the GOP leadership, it was the phone calls.

There were hundreds of them, jamming the phone lines of the district and Capitol offices of dozens of House GOP lawmakers.

The callers were not angry about legislation. […]

Maddow Attacks Kochs for Funding Group that Pays MSNBC Interns

Cable host’s attacks on Kochs littered with double-standards

The Washington Free Beacon 1/28/2014

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tried to tie the Koch Brothers to a Florida free market group on Monday by noting that the Kochs have ties to the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS), which has paid stipends to interns at the group.

Maddow […]

GOP Doc: Vote to Defund Obamacare, Let Senate Erase It

Matthew Boyle Breitbart.com Big Government 10 Sept 2013

A document House Majority Leader Eric Cantor distributed to all House Republicans on Tuesday, obtained by Breitbart News, confirms that he is planning to make it appear as though the House is voting to defund Obamacare while using a legislative procedural trick which would allow the Democrat-controlled […]

CPAC: Renegade Republican Predicts Obamacare-Debt Ceiling Standoff

Huelskamp: “Leadership doesn’t like to be challenged to do the right thing.”

Bill Straub PJ Media 3/15/2013

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Rep. Tim Huelskamp predicted Friday that House Republicans will try to use the White House’s next debt-limit request to raise the nation’s debt limit to kill Obamacare.

Offering remarks during an appearance at the […]

‘It was important to make a statement’

Republican who voted against Boehner for speaker explains

Alex Pappas The Daily Caller 1/3/2013

Despite failing to take the speaker’s gavel away from John Boehner, one Republican who rebelled against his party’s leader during Thursday’s election said: “It was important to make a statement.”

“This is a matter of conscience,” Rep. Walter Jones, a North […]

Boehner purge extending to subcommittees

Mike Flynn Breitbart.com Big Government 12 Dec 2012

Last week, House GOP Leadership flexed its muscle and stripped 4 conservative members of their committee assignments. After my colleague Matthew Boyle reported that leadership seemed to use a secret vote “score” to make their decision, anxiety grew that leadership purged these members in a bid to […]