Skip to comments.Why Ted Cruz Matters in the House of Representatives: Cruz finds more traction in House than Senate
Posted on 07/31/2014 4:01:42 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has a challenger vying to lead the House and he's coming from the opposite side of the Capitol Building.
Though Ted Cruz is most often seen as a rabble rousing troublemaker in the Senate, when it comes to key decisions he has emerged as the leading vote-wrangler in the House.
With his Tortilla Coast strategy session on Capitol Hill last year, the Texas Republican proved he has real influence in the House of Representatives. It was Cruz, after all, who concocted the "defund Obamacare" strategy that marched Republicans straight into a government shutdown last fall, despite Boehner's early attempts to avoid that outcome. And more recently, Cruz has emerged as an irritant for House leaders trying to pass an emergency immigration funding bill before jetting off for the August recess.
In the Tortilla Coast session, Cruz met with a handful of House members during the government shutdown presumably to discuss whether the government should re-open without any substantial changes to the Affordable Care Act. Roll Call reported at the time that Cruz tried to meet secretly with more than 15 House conservative stalwarts, including Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho and Rep. Steve King of Iowa. They were found out, however, by Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House whip at the time, who saw the members at the restaurant in a private room coalescing around Cruz....
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Ted Cruz for Speaker! Legally, it is permissible.
If a Senator can stir the House, imagine what he can do as President.
Cruz is able to influence the House GOPc members that is a larger body than the Senate GOPc
The presidential candidate selected by the GOPc will be a governor, not a senator
No bias in this article. Nope. None at all.
PETER King is a RINO from New York, and joined at the hip to Speaker Boehner.
STEVEN King is a Conservative Republican from Iowa, and would be a good replacement to Speaker Boehner.
The US House Sue Obama Bill defines Speaker Boehners political philosophy: TALK BIG, and DO NOTHING.
This Sue Obama House Bill will be quickly rejected by the Courts because Judges appointed by politicians in the Democrat Brotherhood Government, (DBG), have promised to not interfere with the goals of the DBG.
Speaker Blank Check Boehner is always willing to defer to the opinion of Judges appointed by Democrat Brotherhood Politicians.
Speaker Blank Check Boehner has convinced most voters in the Public and US House of Representatives that NOTHING CAN BE DONE to punish B. Hussein Obama for violating the US Constitution unless he is removed from Office by the US Senate.
IOW, Speaker Boehner, by doing nothing, Boehner violates his unique Constitutional Duty to Control the Purse or Impeach Obama, and thus is passing the buck to a Democrat-controlled US Senate that will never Remove Obama from Office.
Obama knows that as long as Boehner stays in as Speaker, then Obama has permission do whatever he wants to do, with no fear of punishment.
Boehner as Speaker is ESSENTIAL to permitting Obama to violate the US Constitution on a near daily basis.
Stupid and weak Boehner is, by far, The best Speaker of the House that the Democrat Party has ever had.
Removal from Office can only come from the US Senate, and ONLY if the US House Impeaches BEFORE the US Senate even considers whether or not to bring an Impeachment to the Floor of the US Senate.
BTW, stupid people are those people who are incapable of learning, and Speaker Boehner and all those who refuse to use the Checks and Balances found in the US Constitution are TRULY STUPID, especially the Republican Member supporters of Boehner as Speaker in the US House of Representatives.
Force Boehner to resign as Speaker, and THEN Impeach Obama with New House Speaker Louis Gomert, Jim Jordan or Trey Gowdy.
Do nothing, and US Voters may find no EFFECTIVE reason to vote for a do nothing Republican slate of Candidates in November, 2014.
They mention Steve and then quote Pete in the article. I don’t have them mixed up.
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