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  • Purged conservative reps: Boehner planning to ‘run over’ conservatives, vote for tax hike

    12/04/2012 5:39:41 PM PST · by GVnana · 55 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/4/2012
    Conservative Republican Reps. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas and Justin Amash of Michigan hit back at Republican leadership on Tuesday, following their Monday removal from prominent committees, calling the move “petty” and “vindictive,” and accusing Speaker of the House John Boehner and his deputies of silencing independent conservative voices in preparation to steamroll a tax hike through Congress. Huelskamp — who was removed from the Agriculture and Budget Committees — released a video on Friday declaring his intention to not vote for any tax increases and received notice of his removal on Monday, “one business day” later. “I think there’s going...