John Boehner just made a really bold claim about his Speaker of the House record

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January 8, 2015

 

 

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, Rare:

Freshly re-elected Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said something Thursday that is likely to elicit a strong negative reaction from conservatives who were demanding he be replaced by someone else this Congress.

Boehner lamented that some colleagues and many constituents have described him as being “squish,” “spineless” and “establishment.”

“During my years here when I voted, I had the eighth most conservative voting record in the Congress,” he said during a Thursday press conference. “And it does pain me to be described as spineless or a squish.”

Boehner proceeded to make a rather bold claim.

“And I tell you what pains me the most is when they describe me as the establishment. Now, I’m the most anti-establishment speaker we’ve ever had,” he said.

He went on to list attributes he believes make him the most anti-establishment Republican speaker ever:
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9 thoughts on “John Boehner just made a really bold claim about his Speaker of the House record

  1. Strong words coming from a resident of the Isle of Denial. The Weeper of the House IS a spineless “man” and as far as his record being conservative, I’d rather buy the bridge he’s probably selling than buy that line. I’m so sick that we are once again stuck with him.

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  2. Doc Savage Man of Bronze is squish, is establishment and spinless is pitching a fit because someone in your party holds your feet to the fire. I dislike his attitude.

    On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 5:12 PM, The Silent Soldier wrote:

    > Lorra B. posted: ” January 8, 2015 Matt Naham, Rare: Freshly > re-elected Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said something > Thursday that is likely to elicit a strong negative reaction from > conservatives “

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