House members also respect the way he chased McDermott through the courts for years and prevailed. (They consider him slow and steady).
And the earmark thing has always carried a lot of weight on the right...Boehner does not take any and as far as I know has never taken any.
Ok. So what kind of deal do u think The Speaker should cut with Obama,
since he is pure as the driven snow and won’t be removed by scandal?
And the GOP likes him because he is slow and steady.