Skip to comments.Dick Armey resigns from tea party group (FreedomWorks)
Posted on 12/04/2012 10:11:25 AM PST by GVnana
One of the most influential - but behind-the-scenes - leaders of the tea party movement has left the organization he helped to build. Former Rep. Dick Armey, R-Tex., resigned from the tea party umbrella group FreedomWorks at the end of last week. A spokesperson for FreedomWorks confirmed to CBSNews.com that the organization "accepted his letter of resignation."Mother Jones Magazine first reported the story and obtained a copy of the letter Armey sent to Matt Kibbe, the president of FreedomWorks.
The separation appears to have been tenuous and Armey told Mother Jones that the organization was taking an "unproductive" direction.
When asked by Mother Jones if the election results played a role in Armey's dissatisfaction with the organization, Armey said, "Obviously I was not happy with the election results," adding, "We might've gotten better results if we had gone in a different direction."
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I too met him at a breakfast talk, when asked about some of the stupid comments and laws proposed by the Democrats - while they still cotnrolled the Senate, he said, "Oh they will never pass that stuff, no neeed to mention it in the press." A real defender of the right - not. (that's my rant)
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