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Who’s bar bill rivaled his donors,
You believed he was true,
But his words were just stew,
And now we’re all stuck with this Boner
House Democrats have vowed to back Speaker John Boehner if tea party Republicans attempt to oust him from his leadership position.
The speaker angered right-wing Republicans this week by capitulating to Democratic demands to fund the Department of Homeland Security without reversing President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration.
With Boehner voting for the measure even though two-thirds of GOP members voted against it, conservative Republicans are said to be openly considering a coup in a bid to get the gavel into the hands of one of their colleagues.
But, according to The Hill, Democrats will block any such move.
“I’d probably vote for Boehner [because] who the hell is going to replace him? [Ted] Yoho?” said New Jersey Rep. Bill Pascrell, referring to the Florida tea party Republican who has crossed swords with Boehner on several bipartisan compromise bills.
“In terms of the institution, I would rather have John Boehner as the speaker than some of these characters who came here thinking that they’re going to change the world.”
Democratic Arizona Rep. Raúl Grijalva told The Hill that he believes that it would be bad news for Democrats if Boehner were replaced.
“Then we would get Scalise or somebody? Geez, come on,” said Grijalva, referring to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La. “We can be suicidal, but not stupid.” … [more]
Thank you, Ohio 8.
May Islamic fundamentalists build a hundred mosques in your district and drive you nuts with the prettiest sound on earth. May your dry cleaners double starch your underwear, and your doctors send you to the Soylent Green plant on your 70th birthdays.
You stink on ice, Ohio 8.
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