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Smackdown: Dana Rohrabacher warns John Boehner on speakership

Dana Rohrabacher warns John Boehner on speakership

Rohrabacher advised Boehner against a 'betrayal' of Republican lawmakers. | AP Photos
By REBECCA ELLIOTT | 6/18/13 7:27 AM EDT

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) says Speaker John Boehner should be ousted if he rams through an immigration bill without majority Republican support.

“If Speaker Boehner moves forward and permits this to come to a vote even though the majority of the Republicans in the House—and that’s if they do—oppose whatever it is that’s coming to a vote, he should be removed as Speaker,” Rohrabacher said on World Net Daily radio on Monday.

Rohrabacher was responding to Boehner’s assertion that immigration reform is at the top of his legislative agenda and his suggestion in an interview with ABC last week in which he would not rule out pushing a bill through without the support of a majority of his party, a violation of the so-called “Hastert rule.”

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“I would consider that a betrayal of the Republican members of the House and a betrayal of the Republicans throughout the country,” Rohrabacher said.

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Does it really matter who's

Does it really matter who's speaker? The GOP is so utterly divided that nobody can unify it. This is really why he's not been replaced yet. We don't need unity, we need consistency. That does not really fit with the entire speaker model imo.

Wonder how Rohrabacher voted on January 3rd?

They had their chance - even though the writing was on the wall, only a few had the backbone to vote for someone else

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

orange people

are known for this type behavior
its acidic

Is there an emptier suit in Washington DC than Boehner?

There's no there in there. The guy is a blank check to a phony account.

deacon's picture

so true !?!?

the immigration bill only affects republicans
It does not have any affect on the ones looking for work
with a D or an L,or others who pick no titles by their name
And it certainly doesn't affect any american who hasn't got a job
But we do have to vote along party lines for the good of party
after all the party is all there is

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence