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Boehner says he's 'all in' to remain as speaker
AP ^ | June 24 2014 | AP

Posted on 06/24/2014 9:15:13 AM PDT by PoloSec

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "all in" to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year.

The Ohio Republican's remarks came after months of questions about whether he would continue holding the House's No. 1 job after the current Congress ends in January 2015.

Boehner has been speaker since 2011. For much of that time, he's managed a fractious Republican majority that includes conservatives who at times have rebelled against his leadership, including a handful who refused to vote for him when the House re-elected him as speaker in January 2013.

Additional questions about his tenure have arisen as House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team last week following the primary election defeat of Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor, the majority leader.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 113th; boehner

1 posted on 06/24/2014 9:15:13 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec
Following in the footsteps of Nasty Piglosi.
2 posted on 06/24/2014 9:17:07 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: PoloSec

If you have to tell somebody you’re “all in” Boner, that’s not a good thing.

Yes, I’m resorting to potty humor.


3 posted on 06/24/2014 9:17:16 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: PoloSec

I have no doubt he will be re-elected too. I don’t get it but he will. Well I do get it. Too many of these reps are afraid if they vote agains’t Agent Orange and he wins anyway he will strip them of their plum committee assignments.


4 posted on 06/24/2014 9:19:35 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: PoloSec

If you have to try to convince people you’re “all in”, you’re probably on your way out.


5 posted on 06/24/2014 9:20:24 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: PoloSec
This Boner is a limp dick.

He has to go.

6 posted on 06/24/2014 9:21:03 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: FatherofFive

Was he crying when he said it?


7 posted on 06/24/2014 9:23:08 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: PoloSec
Boehner is as responsible as the Marxist for the destruction of our Republic.

I know the evil Boehner is a shoe-in to be reelected. Also, it is a near certainty that we will retain the House.

I wish somehow we can convince most Conservatives in his district to vote for his Rat opponent.

Of course if polling showed most Conservatives would vote for the RAT, I have no doubt that most democrats would vote for Boehner knowing he will screw Conservatives.

Replacing Boehner with a RAT is the only way to get rid of this RINO POS.

8 posted on 06/24/2014 9:24:42 AM PDT by sand88
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To: PoloSec

Your all washed up, Bonehead.


9 posted on 06/24/2014 9:25:23 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: PoloSec
He's all in, alright....

What does it take, Ohio, to get this lush sent back home?

10 posted on 06/24/2014 9:26:31 AM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: PoloSec
JohnBoy, I have two words for you .... Jeb Hensarling
11 posted on 06/24/2014 9:31:14 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: PoloSec
"I tried to wangle a K Street gig to bail out to but they said I didn't work hard enough. I guess I'll have to stay with the Speaker gig."


12 posted on 06/24/2014 9:32:06 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: PoloSec
"Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "all in" to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year. "

Or he will cry. But then again if he wins, he will cry. The guy cries more than my wife. And I believe in Proverbs 32:7 spare the rod, spoil the wife.

Maybe Boehner's husband needs to read and abide by Proverbs 32 too.

13 posted on 06/24/2014 9:35:59 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: PoloSec

If Cantor hadn’t lost then I imagine Boehner would be planning his retirement. Well if he thought these last two years were challenging wait’ll the next two.


14 posted on 06/24/2014 9:36:01 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: PoloSec

FU Boner.


15 posted on 06/24/2014 9:38:16 AM PDT by Flintlock (islam is a LIE; mowhommod was a MOLESTER CRIMINAL; sharia is POISON.)
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To: PoloSec

Maybe Obama can make a few phone calls for him.


16 posted on 06/24/2014 9:46:24 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: PoloSec

Almost forgot he was still Speaker - like it really matters....


17 posted on 06/24/2014 9:55:28 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: FatherofFive

“This Boner is a limp dick.”

Exactly what I told him in my last e-mail among other choice adjectives.


18 posted on 06/24/2014 10:03:20 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: PoloSec

What a POS. At least Pelosi has an excuse. She’s a Democrat.


19 posted on 06/24/2014 10:03:36 AM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: PoloSec

wants to go down in flames, then.


20 posted on 06/24/2014 10:07:28 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: sand88
No, don't ever vote for the democrat, vote for the conservative third party candidate. If you just can't stomach the RINO in your district, don't vote democrat. All that does is tell the GOPe to double down on liberal. On the other hand,if you vote for a conservative third party candidate, that empowers the third party and makes it potentially viable. A third party with a strong showing will invite more votes, including a lot of democrat votes.
21 posted on 06/24/2014 10:08:41 AM PDT by erkelly
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To: PoloSec

The corporatists have him exactly where they want him and have the cash to back it up.


22 posted on 06/24/2014 10:12:09 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: PoloSec

Now THIS will be a test of our influence. Man do I hope we can get rid of him.


23 posted on 06/24/2014 10:12:37 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: RIghtwardHo

What has Boehner done to deserve another term as speaker?

I hope that is asked often.


24 posted on 06/24/2014 10:23:16 AM PDT by Principled (Obama: Unblemished by success.)
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To: PoloSec

Best words I could hear are:

“Ex-Speaker John Boner!”


25 posted on 06/24/2014 10:25:03 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: goodwithagun
If you have to tell somebody you’re “all in” Boner, that’s not a good thing.

OK. Crossword puzzle entry, three words six letters. A phrase meaning "small."

"Is it in?" Hnyuk, yuk.

Boner's not good for conservatives.

26 posted on 06/24/2014 11:58:49 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: PoloSec

The wheeper has to go.


27 posted on 06/24/2014 12:49:42 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: PoloSec

“All In” - another phrase that needs to go.


28 posted on 06/24/2014 12:50:22 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I think the only person who can defeat Boehner for Speaker is Jeb Henserling of Texas?

The interesting thing is that you have 233 Republicans in the House of Representatives, and Boehner needs 218 votes to be Speaker (depending on vacancies in the House). It only takes 16 Republicans to vote for some one else, and Boehner cannot be re-elected. It would be a hung vote until they get to 218, and it should be easy to get 16 to peel off.

Unless Boehner is so abject that he will ask for Democrat votes to put him over the mark.


29 posted on 06/24/2014 1:52:49 PM PDT by JamesCooper
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