This report is coming from The Hill and relies pretty much on “Republican lawmakers” and staffers “speaking on condition of anonymity” so factor that in. But given what we’ve heard from some other members over the last couple of months, I wouldn’t find it terribly surprising if this were true. Republican lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated with what they say is a lack of communication from their leaders. Both centrist and conservative members in the House believe that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his lieutenants could have done more earlier this year to counter the Tea Party’s effort to defund
Every last one of these "angry" Jackwagons need to be replaced, but none more than Tammy Faye Boehner.
I can´t believe that only one republican in the House supports Cruz, but I don´t have any trouble whatsoever believing Peter King [presidential hopeful] is playing the Rodney King card --maybe they are distant cousins.
I think many conservatives are so over getting upset over the stones and arrows thrown against the very astute and courageous Senator Ted Cruz!!! We are full steam behind fighting, working, calling and giving campaign contributions ONLY to other like-minded conservatives.
If, and I use if advisedly, this is true thGOP elitists are getting nervous about losing power, or this could be stemming from liberals. It is difficult to determine in the present state of affairs. Cruz upsets certain people because he is for what is best for the country not the politicians. Wow, what a concept.
FTA:"citing people who warned the Speaker to “get out in front” of the issue of demands to defund Obamacare, shutting down the government, etc. etc. before it turned into a civil war in the press." Boehner can´t do this for three reasons: Ineptness Inebriation Incompetence You decide.
I KNOW for a fact that there are many House members who are resentful of the heavy handed treatment they have received from Boehner. MORE support Sen Cruz´s message than support anything Boehner has to say.
Maybe Sen Cruz is our Patrick Henry with the training of John Adams. Koch Bros our John Hancock. Sarah a better dressed, female Sam Adams. West our General Washington. Rush our wise Benj Franklin. Mark Levin with the writing skills of Madison, but infused with the fire of Patrick Henry. Ann Coulter a modern Jefferson?
I do believe that John Boehner has been ignoring the will of the people. However, now the will of the people is being repeated louder and louder, so hopefully he will put aside his "politic as usual" theory and at least try to do something positive to save the Republic.
Yeah, House Republicans are right to be mad about Ted Cruz. He´s doing what THEY should have been doing all these years, hence they look bad (worse) than they otherwise would. Shame on Cruz for speaking simple truth and insisting that legislators, presidents and judges live up to their sworn oaths to the Constitution!
Senator Ted Cruz is a lion in its prime striding boldly past a whining bunch of p*ss ants who envy/hate him for his intellectual power and stature.
A "Must Read" article about Andrew Breitbart in today´s LCom offerings is relevant here. Andrew would have loved the style and substance of Ted Cruz...and Ted would´ve found a place for Andrew in his post-2016 cabinet had things worked out differently. Alas.
Uhhh since when can a Speaker of the House tell a Senator to sit down and shut up?
Rand Paul is one of my Senators. If folks want McConnell out they better come up with someone of equal stature of Rand Paul or Ted Cruz. But let´s not forsake him and end up with a Democrat. That would not help matters at all.
Yeah, well millions of American´s are "pretty angry" with Boehner and the RINO´s. Yes, we need Palin and my newest favorite, Milton Wolf (Obama´s conservative cousin--check him out at YouTube) to join Ted Cruz and kick their fannies.
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lil dotty, 9/16/2013 5:00:41 AM (No. 9522532)
Once you think about it, yes, Boehner does have something in his personal life which the rats have over his head. His daughter and his new son in law. Like any American dad, he wishes to protect them from the sticks and stones being thrown from all directions.
As to Sen Ted....keep talking, Sir. Perhaps more rinos will begin to emulate you and learn from your leadership. America needs all the Sen Teds we can muster.
The only people angry with Cruz are rinos. My guess is Cruz´s rating with real repubs is way above Boehner´s. As long as Boehner is the non leader for the repubs I will not answer the RNC´s calls. The won & Reid love Boehner, does that tell you something?
I was asked a question by #30 so presume I can answer. I am well aware anyone can besides a House member can be elected Speaker. But never been done and I doubt either Cruz or the House would be the slightest bit interested in being the first. Cruz apparently isn´t interested in even moving up into leadership in the Senate.
Correct me if I´m wrong but isn´t "The Crying Game" Boehner the Speaker of the House and Mr Cruz is a Senator. How is the eunich going to get him to "shut up and sit down" anyway. The GOP House jellyfish have their panties in a wad because SENATOR Cruz is the real deal and unlike thumbsuckers Boehner, Cantor etc. he will not dance to the O´Clown´s rodeo music. Good men like him and Mike Lee know that they have to people´s interests at heart and not their own. Maybe no sack Boehner can get the nameless House Repubics to shut up, sit down, and take notes. Flipping cowards.
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