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  • Boehner: There’s no rule that says I need a Republican majority in order to pass bills in the House

    04/11/2013 5:23:04 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 61 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 11, 2013 | Allahpundit
    This is exactly what you want to hear with bills on gun control and immigration in the pipeline. Dude, I’m nervous. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) signaled Thursday that he may continue to bypass a House Republican rule [i.e. the "Hastert Rule"] that has required any legislation being voted upon to have the support of a majority of the GOP conference… He said at a news conference Thursday that he will continue to try and follow it in spirit, but also suggested he might well violate it for upcoming votes on guns, immigration and the budget. “Listen: It was never...