Skip to comments.Who Will Replace Rogers at House Intel Committee?
Posted on 04/02/2014 6:02:48 AM PDT by mac_truck
One of the loudest backers of the governments spy operations is taking his voice from Congress to the radio waves. And already ambitious colleagues are vying to replace him.
Mike Rogerss surprise announcement early Friday morning that he was not seeking reelection in Novemberand instead starting a new career as a talk-radio hostleft congressional aides scrambling to figure out who might succeed him at the helm of the House Intelligence Committee. The unexpected vacancy already has attracted the attention of at least two other Republicans who may soon jockey for the top slot.
All eyes Friday were on Rep. Mac Thornberry, who is the second-most-senior Republican on both the Intelligence panel and the House Armed Services Committee.
But the Texas Republican has, so far, denied being interest in the job. While chairing the House Intelligence Committee is an important job, my focus for the future is strictly on the House Armed Services Committee, where I hope to follow Buck McKeon as chairman, Thornberry said in a statement Friday.
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Good news. Very excited the Boehner-lackey Dave Camp is out at Appropriations too. Get all these entrenched noblemen OUT.
Please, please, NOT Pete King..
Get all these entrenched noblemen OUT.
Its really hard to get excited anymore. Their replacements will be quickly hamstrung by the usual controlling elements of the GOP-e.
All we are treated to is political beauty pagents. I’m waiting to see some real toughness and action before I get excited.
Let the subpoenes fly. Let’s see the witnesses sweat. Let the games begin.
That was my thought as well.