Skip to comments.Conservatives removed from financial committees by GOP House leadership
Posted on 12/04/2012 5:59:49 AM PST by CaptainKrunch
The fissure between the GOP establishment and Tea Party members in Congress blew wide open Monday evening when conservative members of Congress were suddenly removed from House financial committees.
RedStates Erick Erickson was the first reliable source to share that conservatives were reportedly being removed from the Houses finance related committees by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio).
Shortly after, Roll Call reported that Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona had been removed from from the Financial Services Committee for bucking the party line too often.
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, Rachel Semmel, Schweikerts spokesman, told 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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Who needs leftist enemies when conservatives have representatives like John Boehner?
Counting down until the weak sisters on FR show up to mewl that we can’t abandon the GOP and start a real Conservative Party. 3... 2... 1...
Boner doesn’t want to be Speaker for more than 2 more years, it appears.
Time send a loud message to the “leadership”.
America can NOT survive a battle between liberal and liberal lite.
Contribute to, and support ONLY conservative candidates and NEVER fund the party.
So war back and remove Boehner and his friends.
Then try to put in place from the ground up conservative tea party types in both the Democrat and Republican primaries till both parties are properly influenced with fiscal conservative representatives.
Better to take them over after they are defunded and crash and burn. Short term abandonment of Party funding and caucus support could facilitate that.
Might as well elect Pelosi Speaker in Jan.
No, we need to control the GOP as effectively as the Progressives control the DNC. Third party = political oblivion.
“Boner’s war on conservatives heats up”
He hasn’t even begun to see the hatred of the real conservatives that is about to be unleashed on the self appointed a$$e$ like himself. He might as well apply for his lucrative pension now that he’s is so intent on screwing the real base of the party.
Well then, I guess there’s no need for the Republican Party. We have two years until the 2014 election. Time to destroy the GOP and replace it.
Think of it as our own version of “Repeal and Replace.”
I’ll get that done right after I catch this Unicorn that been eating my Golden Apples.
just taken for granted and told they have nowhere else to vote
Threaten Boner. It's time to get serious.
Bohner is preparing for that big ‘compromise’ next year. Seriously!
And how exactly do you think you're going to do that? Really. I'm interested in hearing how you think you're going to "take back" a party whose "leadership" - who MAKES the rules - is completely set against conservatives who might try.
It's time to repeal and replace the Republican Party. Burn it down and build on the vacant lot.
“Third party = political oblivion.”
You mean like this past election when supposed members of the gop didn’t even bother to come out and vote because of the choice that was offered to them? Let’s give real conservatives real choices and see what happens—even if that means a third party.
Paging Sara Palin, paging Sara Palin.
Do the EVER want to win another election?
The same crowd who were pushing the “severely conservative” Willard Mitt Romney onto us...
Third party = political oblivion.
The GOP is a third party. They replaced the Whigs.
I believe Pelosi has been Speaker “ad litem” throughout Boehner’s term.
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