Skip to comments.At Least 75 Percent Opposed: Freedom Caucus Likely To Nix Paul Ryan’s Speakership Bid
Posted on 10/21/2015 4:28:53 PM PDT by markomalley
The House Freedom Caucus is almost certainly going to organize against a nascent potential House Speakership bid from House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) after he began running his mouth on Tuesday evening, several senior House GOP aides close to the process told Breitbart News.
Ryans office confirms to Breitbart News that he is unlikely to move forward with an effort to run for the Speakership if something doesnt drastically change quickly.
He had a shot before he started running his mouth, one senior GOP aide to a senior House Freedom Caucus member said when reached by phone early Wednesday.
The aide said he expects that at least 75 percent of the members are going to oppose Ryan after what Ryan demanded from Republicans in Tuesday evening remarks and in written demands for a potential Speakership bid.
One of Ryans demands was a change to House rules that would significantly alter the ability for members to remove a Speaker using a motion to vacate the chair. That is the mechanism by which outgoing House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) was pressed to resign by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and its one of the key checks in government that Thomas Jefferson first crafted. Ryans office has scrambled to explain away the demand, and downplay the significance of it, to no avail thus far.
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No paul RYno!!
What, the “here are my terms, you knuckle-draggers, now kiss the ring” approach didn’t work?
WE ALREADY HAVE A TYRANT IN THE WHITE HOUSE
WE DON’T NEED A TYRANT IN THE SPEAKERSHIP (THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE).
Dammit more coffee wasted on my keyboard, that is so perfect!!
Only a guy with a pen and a cell phone and the right pigmentation can get away with being a Tyrant.
And then the applicant ends his list of demands with a statement that he doesn't really want the job anyway.
“Oh those mean Freedom Caucus members!”
(Today’s meme! Brought to the dumb sluts of this great country by the media’s advertisers”.
Good. Give Trump a speaker he can work with.
I don’t think this guy wanted the job in the first place.
Hang tough, boys and girls. Ryan is unacceptable.
Just emailed my Rep that, although he’s not Freedom Caucus, he better listen.
If so, the GOPe has averted death..at least for this week.
Looks like Prince Paulie just talked himself out of Speaker. Good.
He can run for speaker is one of the other countries he thinks should control our congress.
How do these dirt bags ever get elected?
Isn't it funny that in spite of the widespread support for Trump, Carson and Fiorina the establishment is still digging in their heals in support of an amnesty advocate?
>> “Good. Give Trump a speaker he can work with.” <<
Nancy Pelosi is available, and her politics match his (his real politics)
Hope this drives the stake in!
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