Ted Yoho

Exclusive–John Boehner Embarrassed: His Whip Team Couldn’t Find Votes to Reelect Him Speaker Last Week

House Speaker John Boehner had been planning to call up on the House floor last week a measure from Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) that would have removed him as Speaker of the House if it succeeded—intending to embarrass Meadows—but abandoned the plan after his entire leadership structure learned that they did not have the votes to re-elect him as Speaker before the August recess.

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Royce, Sherman Hit Kerry over Iran Deal at Hearing

On Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on the Iran nuclear accords before the House Foreign Affairs Committee as Congress deliberates whether they will vote to overturn what is largely seen as a “bad deal.”

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Boehner Retaliation Haunts Republicans Who Defended, Voted for Him

House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to retaliate, or exact “revenge” as Politico put it, against at least two House Republicans who voted for a Republican alternative is haunting Republicans who supported him conference-wide and sparking a discussion in the party about the role Boehner should play as Speaker—and Republican members should play in challenging his authority.

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Yoho: Boehner a Nice Guy but Lacks Political Leadership

Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), who is challenging  Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), said, “John Boehner is a nice guy, but what we are lacking is political leadership and going through the regular order of the

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Conservative Activists Fuel Anti-Boehner Rebellion With Letter Calling for His Removal as Speaker

Two dozen conservative activists, including prominent new media personalities Michelle Malkin and Dana Loesch, joined Judson Phillips of Tea Party Nation and John Hawkins and Tiffany Ruegner of Right Wing News, in signing a letter calling on “Republicans in the House of Representatives to elect someone other than John Boehner as Speaker of the House of Representatives.”

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