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Rep. Thomas Massie Reintroduces Bill to Abolish Education Department

“The bill states, ‘The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2020,’” wrote the congressman. “Neither Congress nor the President, through his appointees, has the constitutional authority to dictate how and what our children must learn.”

Christian Buzzerd, a teacher at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in Ellicott City, Maryland, helps a pupil write in cursive on Octber 15, 2013.

House Passes Resolution Rebuking Steve King, White Supremacy

The House passed a resolution on Tuesday which condemned Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and white supremacy after the Iowa congressman allegedly made comments questioning how white nationalism and western civilization became offensive.

Rep. Steve King in his office, January 2018

Exclusive–Rep. Thomas Massie Unveils Bipartisan ‘Audit the Fed’ Bill

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bill on Thursday to audit the Federal Reserve, telling Breitbart News that Wall Street and investment banks might have undue influence on the nation’s central bank. President Donald Trump has supported auditing the Fed in the past.

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GOP Rep Demands McCarthy Apologize to Benghazi Victims’ Families, Gowdy

Thursday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” Rep. Thomas Massie (R–KY) criticized his colleague Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), a candidate to replace John Boehner as House Speaker, for his comments linking Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton‘s plummeting poll numbers to the House

Thursday on CNN's "At This Hour," Rep. Thomas Massie (R–KY) …

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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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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Congressman Poe on Speaker’s Race: ‘I Have Not Decided’

HOUSTON, Texas — Congressman Ted Poe (R-Houston) was on AM 1070 The Answer with radio host Sam Malone to discuss the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker’s race. He told Malone “I have not decided [on the Speaker’s race], if I had, I would tell you Sam.”

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FreedomWorks Directing Calls To Congress Urging Boehner Ouster

The grassroots conservative group FreedomWorks is directing calls to Congress among its 6.7 million supporters nationwide, urging Republicans to vote out House Speaker John Boehner and replace him with a viable alternative. Several members have already publicly indicated their intention to vote against Boehner for speaker on Tuesday. They include Reps. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Ted Yoho (R-FL). Yoho also offered himself up as a potential alternative candidate to Boehner for members who think they need an alternative.

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