Comment: The full quote

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The full quote

"As has been made clear, there is no scorecard or any other single criteria used to determine committee assignments."

The rest of the quote reveals that the intent of the statement was not to refute the existence of a scorecard. Only to assert that multiple criteria are used ... which may or may not include a voting scorecard.

I don't think Amash is being dishonest. I think he deserves to know exactly what went into this decision and since he's been verbally told of the existence a scorecard, naturally he's trying to get to the bottom of it.
Boehner, on the other hand, is talking through his teeth like a typical politician. Counting on people to only pick up the first part of the quote like you did.