Skip to comments.Boehner’s Biggest Threat (Representative Tom Price of Georgia is a conservative force)
Posted on 12/10/2012 7:15:38 AM PST by Fred
Should a debt deal go sour, the buzz is that Tom Price, a 58-year-old physician from Georgia, may challenge John Boehner for the speakers gavel.
Price is the person were all watching, says an aide close to House leadership. We know hes frustrated, but we dont know much else.
In an interview with National Review Online, Price wont speculate about his future, but he acknowledges his growing uneasiness. My concern is that within our conference, conservatives, who are a majority, dont have a proper platform, he says. Thats true at the leadership table and on the steering committee.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
The SNL video link on hulu is hilarious, and accurate.
Then I shall stand corrected.
‘Read my lips! No Newt axes’?
We need to do something.
Tom Price voting record. He has been in congress since 2004
My “Conservative” Congressman Patrick McHenry, NC, is part of the problem: He is one of boners men; but he tells you he is conservative.
Boehner has morphed into Trent Lott. Time for him to go!
GROUP TO ENDORSE CONSERVATIVES TO REPLACE BOEHNER, CANTOR, MCCARTHY
UPDATE: Price spokesman Ryan Murphy told Breitbart News he will not challenge Boehner. “Congressman Price is not running for speaker,” Murphy said in an email. “He is focused on real solutions to get America back on track. Those solutions reside in fundamental principles that embrace individual opportunity and economic freedom.”
Thanks for posting this, Fred.
Go get him. Do SOMETHING to remove Boehner, and put in a man who won’t burst into tears.
Ping to Impy; sickoflibs; Gilbo_3; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne - You guys see this article?
But it takes more than guts, it takes brains and skill to win something like that and as Newt learned the hard way in 2005 any careless statements will be used as weapons against you.
“...it takes brains and skill to win ...”
Two qualities that have been shown to be sadly lacking in this election.
Price has declined.
Too bad, but then again he lost to Cathy McMorris for a lesser leadership role so it’s questionable he could beat Boner.
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