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To: afraidfortherepublic; onyx; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; ...

Freedom Caucus coalesces behind Paul Ryan for Speaker.

You’d never guess this outcome by reading the comments on this site.

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


2 posted on 10/21/2015 8:55:42 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
FTA:
In a statement, the Freedom Caucus said its members had disagreed with one another about other conditions Mr. Ryan had set for serving as speaker. “While no consensus exists among members of the House Freedom Caucus regarding Chairman Ryan’s preconditions for serving,” the group said in its statement, “we believe that these issues can be resolved within our conference in due time.”

The group added, “We all know that Washington needs to change the way it does business, and we look forward to working with Paul and all our colleagues to enact process reforms that empower individual representatives and restore respect to our institution.”


7 posted on 10/21/2015 9:02:20 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
They're risking a lot.

My understanding is that Ryan won't bring a bill to the floor without majority support.

All he has to do is break his word-- with a majority of Dems and Republican Chamber of Commerce sock-puppets, he could easily pass amnesty and send the bill to the amnesty-loving RINOs in the Senate.

11 posted on 10/21/2015 9:08:34 PM PDT by pierrem15 ("Massacrez-les, car le seigneur connait les siens")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Oldie but goodie from Fake News NY Times :)

From the article....

Mr. Ryan said on Tuesday night that he would reluctantly accept the speakership, but only if his Republican colleagues united behind him and agreed to several demands.

These included changes to a procedure for removing the speaker from office that would deprive rebel lawmakers of a potent weapon.


57 posted on 03/24/2017 8:34:06 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Then the Freedom Caucus is a joke and/or part of the neverTrump GOPE. They helped blow up ObamaCare repeal as part of Ryan’s plan to undermine Trump. Time to find a primary challenger to every sitting GOPE member.


64 posted on 03/26/2017 10:13:56 AM PDT by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run (GO GALT - VOTE TRUMP!!!)
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