Skip to comments.'This isn't some damn game' [Huelskamp: "more unified since I've been here in 2 years and 9 months"]
Posted on 10/04/2013 12:00:32 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
[a snip] "..... Reports that Boehner could lean heavily on Democrats had unnerved some conservative Republicans who have often battled their Speaker, but GOP Rep. Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) left the meeting on Friday saying his conference was incredibly unified.
The Speakers message to the rank-and-file, according to a lawmaker in the room, was to just relax about any stories that he might buck conservatives and strike the sort of deal that would leave many of them unhappy.
I was opposed to shutting the government down -- that's no secret, Boehner told the conference. I'm opposed to defaulting on the debt -- that's no secret.
Following the meeting, it seemed that Boehners message had helped rally both conservatives and more centrist parts of the GOP conference to his side.
Huelskamp, who lost his committee assignments for not voting with this party, said the GOP is more unified since I've been here in 2 years and 9 months......................
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
Am I witnessing a Miracle?
Boner HAS to say he is amenable, because he wants to come across as the Reasonable one, and let Obama look like the spoiled brat that he is.
I think Boehner realizes now that this is an existential fight. A fight for the existence of the GOP and for the Republic. If he backs down here and the Republican House blinks, it’s over. Permanently.
Bammy likes to hold meetings with his opponents where he can use their civility against them to insult them publicly. Think Supremes, McCain, Ryan. Maybe this last meeting with Obama finally awakened Boehner to the kind of person he’s dealing with. It’s a shame it has taken this long.
I’ll take my with mustard, please.
I’ll take mine with mustard, please.
Speaking of McCain, where has that horses a$$ been?
They are not DEFAULTING on the debt. As money comes in —pay the debt first. Then pay social security then pay a list of priorities but never obamacare. It is so easy and will make us so happy each day until obama decides he is not a dictator.
I agree with you. Its an existential fight and one that has to be won. There’s no turning back.
When you stand up to bullies, they always back down. We can win this one if we keep the pressure on and hold the line.
Sending our best you’all. Keep on drivin’ on!
See, those kinds of statements, from the Boner, just make feel very uneasy. Like he's about to do exactly what he just denied. I just don't trust the dude.
With the Dems refusing to pass ANY bill funding the gub'mint, it is they who are defaulting. Repubs should be in front of TV cameras en masse spouting this.
Show your support folks...its important!
Now, watch out they don’t push some other shenanigans (cough)Amnesty(cough) onto us.
Just because they think our attention is occupied.
John Boehner Attacks White House: This Isn’t Some Damn Game! Just Want Fairness Under Obamacare
Mark discusses how this is about the transformation of the Constitution, which is why Obama wont negotiate.
Mark Levin Warns: Obama is Planning to Raise the Debt Limit Unilaterally
Mark Levin: Obama plans to bypass Congress
the Special report piece that I saw last night. AB Stoddard said that Obama was going to reform the way the branches work. She mentioned a report that came out yesterday 10.3.13.
Obama plans to transforms the constitution to take the power of the purse from the House.
Here is a link to the podcast: Start around 32 min.
Page with the articles Levin talks about
You’ve Got To Stand For Something ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_s-Qk07KxA
He is in the rear, as usual.
Barrycade is horrible, but I’m so glad that idiot never made it to the White House!
Exactly it’s David vs. Goliath (or Gideon vs. the Philistines).
Ted Cruz David vs. the God-Blasphemer, the Giant Obama!
No less than our Republican form of government hangs in the hands of the Speaker right now. If he cave, the Executive Branch usurps the power of the purse and government of the people, by the people, and for the people is a memory.
Barrycade is horrible, but Im so glad that idiot never made it to the White House!
Me too, but at least we know he's a citizen. A turn coat yes, but a citizen.
Miracles Happen ... Been There Seen Them. May It Be!
YOU, are oh so right. Trusting Boehner, Cantor and Paul Ryan at this juncture is fools gold!
NONE of these have earned trust by their own hand, or their own feet.
They have, everyone of them, had to have a boot in their butt every. single. step. of the way. Drug kicking and screaming to the side of conservative principles is no trust builder, here.
GOP thwarts Dem move to force vote on clean spending bill "House Republicans on Friday stood firm against a move by Democrats to call up the Senate's continuing resolution funding the government.
The vote came on the fourth day of the government shutdown, and is an indication the House GOP remains united in its effort to press ahead with smaller spending bills for the next several days.................."
LOL! You made me laugh out loud. Splendid inquiry you made, there. Thanks.
I hope they stay united. They are on the right track. The longer the nonessential part of government remains unfunded and shutdown, the less it will be missed. That’s what the dems are afraid of.
Perhaps having Harry Reid publicly stab him in the back (with the released embarrassing emails), has given the Speaker on new perspective on the way things currently “work” up on the Hill.
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