Skip to comments.Chaffetz backtracks, reinstates punished GOP lawmaker to chairmanship
Posted on 06/25/2015 10:04:16 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
Facing enormous blowback, Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Thursday reversed course and said he was reinstating Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) as a subcommittee chairman.
Chaffetz stripped Meadows of his subcommittee gavel last week after the congressman joined nearly three dozen other conservatives in voting against leadership on a procedural motion that nearly scuttled a major trade package.
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I feel as many as possible RINOs will be replaced next year and now they know it too! This is damage control period!
“Chaffetzs decision follows a separate move by the House GOP freshman class, which on Thursday morning decided against stripping Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) of his title as class president.”
I’m guessing major heat from his constituents. Biggest town in his district is Provo, most conservative city over 100,000 in the USA.
That didn’t take long after Cavuto and Levin lit him up...
Hmmm, a crack in the RINO leadership I hope.
Republican Conservatives are treated like red headed step children by the GOPe.
Boehner and McConnell are like little dictators who will punish anyone pushing back towards our Constitutional Republic.
Sick control freaks.
Meadows and others should declare themselves independents and then run in the GOP primaries anyway (since the GOPe like open primaries so much)
Louis Gohmert was on a Glenn Beck radio interview this morning and got word on Buck keeping his position after all. Too much blowback from all the people. Cavuto had Chaffetz on the defensive yesterday on his show.
The Crying Cheeto got worried. Good, I hope that little bastard McCarthy peed his pants too.
Chaffetz is a Dukakis butt boy. He was one of his campaign chairs. Once a liberal turd....always a liberal turd.
Good. But Nancy O’Boehner still must go!
Dukakis??? How old is this guy Chaffetz??
Could be that the story Mark Levin has been reporting had a LOT
to do with it.
Levin says that house conservatives are considering calling for a leadership
vote and threaten to vote with democrats to replace Bonehead and the
entire GOP RINO leaderless team.
I’d say that is what caught the DC elites attention.
Ah..hmmmmm. That may be it indeed!
Look it up. I was shocked as well. He is 48.
“While a student at BYU, he was a Utah co-chairman for Michael Dukakis’s 1988 campaign for U.S. President. After college, Chaffetz worked in public relations for multi-level marketing company Nu Skin International for about a decade.”
Great image. Wish it was bigger.
People started noticing the GOP was colluding with the Dems.
The GOPe is winning. Over 80% of GOPers voted for TPA. No need for them to rub it into the few beltway conservatives resisting. Last thing Boehnerites want is the unwashed GOP base back in the districts noticing what is going on.
Chaffetz is part of the Dukakis family tree. His convictions are day-to-day.
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