Skip to comments.Congressmen Confirm That Boehner Will Either Resign Speakership Or Be Forced Out
Posted on 01/02/2013 5:08:45 PM PST by drewh
I have confirmed with a group of Congressmen that House Speaker John Boehner will not be reelected Speaker tomorrow.
He will either resign or be forced out tomorrow.
Only 17 members are needed to block Speaker Boehner's election tomorrow. A Speaker needs an absolute majority of all votes cast for a specific person.
If no one has a majority, the House is speakerless. I've confirmed these rules with the House Parliamentarian.
Re. Alan West: The Speaker of the House does not have to be a current member of the House of Representatives.
Trey Gowdy would make a wicked good speaker. He is a velvet tongued, take no prisoners conservative. I love him!
I'd posit the following:
AW was electorally screwed because he's a conservative black veteran with BALLS !
One of the commies' worst recurrent nightmares.
Dittos!! No Eric Cantor! He is too sissified and rino in elephant clothes.
I’ve already gotten rid of the GOPe. Now an Independent.
I believe Congressman Louie Gohmert himself would make an excellant Speaker.
The reason we shouldn’t nominate him is he’s a left wing shill who has been trying to destroy this country for almost 40 years. If there were any justice he’d be hanged for treason to this country Let me guess - you think Bill Clinton was the greatest president in U.S. history?
>>>>Clint Eastwood for speaker.
>>Or G. Gordon Liddy (as long as were dreaming).
Or R. Lee Ermey
Thank you for reminding us about Gingrich...too many here have the memory span of a gnat.
Yep. Meyer also told Martin Bashir (MSNBC) earlier today that Boehner was going to announce his resignation at 5PM Eastern today. He said he had a source for that too. When Bashir said he'd be surprised, Meyer conceded that he also thought it was unlikely. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2974382/posts
Meyer's blowing smoke.
It won’t do any good to get rid of Boehner, but it’s probably time to dump him just because his name is too well known now.
To his credit he didn’t get convicted of any kind of malfeasance during his tenure.
If a new speaker can be prevented by just 17 republican votes, then no one can be elevated to that position without some kind of agreement...Ryan, maybe??? Otherwise, that leaves the #3 in presidential elevation to the majority leader of the Senate, IIRC. Harry Reid.
>> TREY GOWDY.......For speaker
The tepid GOPeeee would be wetting their pants too. Mark could hold mandatory schooling of the Constitution on the House Floor. New House Rule: No one introduces legislation until they pass Levin’s test on the Constitution.
We can hope Admiral Akbar! I hope it is not.
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