Skip to comments.David Schweikert booted from financial panel
Posted on 12/03/2012 4:01:42 PM PST by MrShoop
Rep. David Schweikert has been removed from his seat on the House Financial Services Committee, and aides to the Arizona Republican claim the move was retaliation for voting against House GOP leaders too often.
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and other top Republicans were huddled in a Steering Committee meeting on Monday. That panel, which is controlled in large part by Boehner, decides who sits on the various House committees.
This morning Congressman Schweikert learned there was a price to be paid for voting based on principle. That price was the removal from the House Financial Services Committee, said Rachel Semmel, Schweikerts spokesman in a statement to POLITICO. We are obviously disappointed that Leadership chose to take this course, but Rep. Schweikert remains committed to fighting for the conservative principles that brought him here.
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He’s my congressman too Jeeves. I’m glad he’s there in DC, and now I’m pissed at Bohner.
Oh, no. The lily-white MSM never divide do they?
Ah, the naivete of some.
Could be, but Boehner sure as hades did not want Schweikert winning that primary. Also I think GHWB was his own worst enemy in â92. Quayle did endorse Bush no.2 in 2000 though.
Here was the opportunity the GOP House had back in August 2011 to put an end to deficit spending by refusing to raise the debt ceiling. Obama asked for another $2.5 trillion. Schweikert said no. Boehner said yes. I'll take a Schweikert over a Boehner any day.
/rolling eyes upward again.
Oh, and the "Boehner's daughter" phrase emphasizes yet again your naivete.
The only naivete on display are you and a gutless Speaker of the House who seems to apparently have no problem purging fiscal reserved Representatives from committeeships and making bad deals with democrats.
I will wait till all this settles before commenting again in hopes of some type of strategic maneuvering by the crybaby, but he better have something special up his sleeve besides cuts in the rate of growth and ending several tax deductions.
Naive AND gullible.
You can't get this through your love feast with John “Can't do no wrong its all the MSM’s fault” Boehner for some reason; seek help or just open your eyes, one of the two please.
Granted, the MSM are unreliable, but that doesn’t mean you can just dismiss every story by saying MSM, MSM, MSM. I was going to provide you with the link to the Breitbart report but rollo tomasi thoughtfully beat me to it. Here it is again for convenience:
Aside from mistrust of the MSM, is there a good-faith basis for believing that this report of Boehner’s action is false? If the story is true, then it’s not the MSM seeking to divide the GOP — it’s Boehner taking an inherently divisive action and the media (mainstream and conservative) reporting it.
If Boehner doesn’t want the liberal media gleefully reporting on intra-party purges, then he shouldn’t COMMIT intra-party purges.
They fight us harder than they fight liberal Dems. :(:(:(:(:(
The GOP is doing a fine job of dividing all by itself.
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