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Boehner ‘Nudging’ Jeb Bush to Run in 2016
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Posted on 05/12/2014 1:39:02 PM PDT by ClaytonP

Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio said Monday he is “nudging” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to run for the Republican nomination to be president.

Though he stopped short of endorsing anyone early in the process, Boehner named Bush, son of President George H. W. Bush and brother of President George W. Bush, as a favorite.

“We’ve got a lot of good candidates out there. If you look historically, our best candidates have come from the ranks of governors, of former governors, and yes, Jeb Bush is my friend, I think he’d make a great president, and I’ve been nudging him for some time,” Boehner said while speaking in San Antonio to a luncheon sponsored by several area business groups.

Boehner also was asked about Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whom he called a friend and golfing partner, but he said he would not feel any obligation to support him simply because he is from the same state.

“We’ll let them all sort it out. I’m not endorsing anybody,” he said.

Boehner, in Texas on a fundraising swing this week while the House is on recess, also weighed in on the new special select committee on the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, and on Republican priorities on a long-stalled immigration overhaul.

On the Benghazi committee, the speaker said the panel’s work would not be impeded if Democrats decide to boycott.

On immigration, Boehner said most House Republicans support an overhaul of the immigration system, as long as the work is done step-by-step, with the border secured first.

Boehner said House Republicans don’t trust President Barack Obama to enforce laws as they are written and passed on Capitol Hill and suggested the White House needs to take steps to repair that relationship.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; bush; chamberofamnesty; chamberofcommerce; deport; deportjebbush; jeb; massamnesty; mexico

1 posted on 05/12/2014 1:39:02 PM PDT by ClaytonP
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To: ClaytonP

Losers


2 posted on 05/12/2014 1:39:23 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: ClaytonP

Lock up Lois you useless POS. I think you like the idea of the IRS targeting conservatives, don’t cha?


3 posted on 05/12/2014 1:42:06 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08 (SEND BITCOIN 1CYfujvffxKKPHKvrQvLP3CDb3Z5Lu7LwM)
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To: ClaytonP

What’s next, the GOPe just literally spit on us?


4 posted on 05/12/2014 1:42:37 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: ClaytonP

Bone Head.


5 posted on 05/12/2014 1:43:19 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: ClaytonP

If they don’t believe in “Republic”an principles, why don’t they just go of and form their own party? Maybe call it the Spineless Weasel Fascist Enabler Party. “National Socialist” fits but I think it was already used.


6 posted on 05/12/2014 1:43:20 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: ClaytonP

Boehner needs to go, along with all the other elitist Republicans. I am so over them. How about a chorus of “It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to...”


7 posted on 05/12/2014 1:44:56 PM PDT by tioga (WFTD...be there or be square.)
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To: ClaytonP

Is it Jeb’s “turn” to run? I’m thinking it’s still Bob Dole’s “turn” or John McCain’s “turn”.


8 posted on 05/12/2014 1:47:30 PM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: Vaquero

Electile Dysfunction - sure fits the Speaker


9 posted on 05/12/2014 1:51:11 PM PDT by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: ClaytonP
Boner's pic by definition of lunatic.

vaudine

10 posted on 05/12/2014 1:51:14 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: 1Old Pro

“Is it Jeb’s “turn” to run? I’m thinking it’s still Bob Dole’s “turn” or John McCain’s “turn”.

That concept will be how Dems snatch victory from the jaws of defeat if Jeb obliges; imagine it played on every TV & radio station, and in every newspaper, from nomination until election.


11 posted on 05/12/2014 1:54:01 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: ClaytonP

The Bush name is radioactive. Jeb would be laughing stock.


12 posted on 05/12/2014 1:56:47 PM PDT by all the best (sat`~!)
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To: ClaytonP
So, it's estimated that some 4 million of the Republican 'base' sat out the 2012 election, while quite a few million of us held our nose (again) and voted for Mitt.

Listen up, Boehner: if you a-holes succeed in saddling us with another RINO -- ESPECIALLY Bush -- you will be astonished at how many sit out this one.

I guarantee that I won't waste my time or vote this time.

13 posted on 05/12/2014 1:59:01 PM PDT by DJ Frisat (Proudly providing the NSA with provocative textual content since 1995!)
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To: ClaytonP

No more Booshies, Klintoons, and Soetoros. Effe them all. 28 years of WASTE.


14 posted on 05/12/2014 1:59:42 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: ClaytonP

Jeb Bush could win nomination if Christy stays out.
Jeb will be assured of a win if 2 or more conservatives stay in the race past Iowa, NH & SC. Just like in 2012, Newt & Ricky fought to the bitter end and cleared the path for the moderate from Mass.


15 posted on 05/12/2014 2:07:15 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: ClaytonP


16 posted on 05/12/2014 2:14:34 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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I will NOT,NOT,NOT,NOT EVER vote for any Bush!!!!


17 posted on 05/12/2014 2:14:35 PM PDT by pricilla (one should always try to be smarter than the equipment one is operating - Amajato)
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To: ClaytonP

dirty stinkin’ John Boehner, dirty stinkin’ John Boehner and Jeb Bush too. backstabers everyone and they will destroy us as well. We lower these people taxes and look at what they do to us.


18 posted on 05/12/2014 2:15:28 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: ClaytonP

If Jeb wins ANY primary I will cease being a republican..
Because “the Party” is not conservative anymore.. in obvious ways..

Probably merely a tool of democrats..
the hubris that chases Jeb Bush for office.. is arrogance..

On a scale Ted “the swimmer” Kennedy would be shy of accepting..
To vote republican THEN... would be in your face treason..

I know.. it probably already is..
But who would know.. the voting booths have been rigged for a long time..
The “Matrix” is live and well in american politics..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE7PKRjrid4


19 posted on 05/12/2014 3:04:18 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: ClaytonP

Flaccid, pathetic, impotent John the Boner.


20 posted on 05/12/2014 3:15:19 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: hosepipe

The Republican party was never conservative really. Even President Reagan was not exactly conservative in all ways. Heck he is the first one to raise taxes, support abortion in California and is the only President to give us immigration. However, he did become a conservative over time and next to the ones we have had after him, he looks like the most conservative of them all.


21 posted on 05/12/2014 3:18:29 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: all the best
These RINOs that want Jeb to run are just plain stupid. Another Bush absolutely would be a laughing stock. All the illegals will vote democrat once people like Jeb give them amnesty. The NY Times wants Jeb to run because they know he will be so easy to beat. Why oh why are the establishment types so incredibly stupid?
22 posted on 05/12/2014 3:24:24 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: ClaytonP

Birds of a feather yada yada yada...


23 posted on 05/12/2014 3:28:29 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: ClaytonP

> ‘Nudging’ Jeb Bush to Run in 2016

Well since Romney, McCain and Dole won, then why not stick to a winning strategy... oh wait.


24 posted on 05/12/2014 4:14:55 PM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is Ballot Stuffing)
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To: ClaytonP

Does not seem to matter who the GOP candidate is. The fix is in. Just ask Soros.


25 posted on 05/12/2014 4:20:09 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: ClaytonP

Sorry JEB...you aren’t running.


26 posted on 05/12/2014 4:34:52 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: ClaytonP

I wish some would nudge this fool Boehner in a lake.


27 posted on 05/12/2014 4:36:17 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: ClaytonP

28 posted on 05/12/2014 4:48:11 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: dandiegirl

Why oh why are the establishment types so incredibly stupid?


You can take the democrat out of the party BUT....
It’s damned hard to take the democrat out of the democrat..

Same with ex-democrat libertarians.. there remains nastiness left in there..
If you think I use nastiness as a metaphor you’d be WRONG!..

To even BE a democrat smacks of residual or obvious nastiness..
Reagan was ex-democrat...... there was nastiness in there..
Yes... not all republicans are indeed republicans..
They WANT covertly or overtly central givernment..

Reducing the States to be go-fers... dufusses... or “bitches” of the federal givernment..
Their minds cannot contemplate the sever error of unbridled central givernment..
OR worse think central givernment CAN BE bridled.. IT CANNOT..
Proved by thousands of years of history..

With local givernment a dofuss of State givernment and the States dofusses of federal givernment..
The opposite of that scares the bejesus out of them..
Thinking three givernments are wasteful and inefficient..

Yes.. they are indeed MORONS.. and are no doubt completely WRONG about other things as well..
NO... not smart people in error BUT morons and lazy thinkers as well.. and/or evil to the bone..
that need and deserve a tyrant.. Yes, libertarians too..
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29 posted on 05/12/2014 10:04:14 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Yes sir, both are LOSERS! If only Boehner would leave and Trey Gowdy would become Speaker.
30 posted on 05/13/2014 5:43:25 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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