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Conservatives Kicked Off Budget Committee to "Get a Deal"

drrod Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:22 PM
How long will the Boehner purge continue? I think he is just getting started. We will see, I guess.
upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:21 PM
He pulled out two more conservative republicans and the wire says that he is actually thinking about allowing the Dems to put another person on Finance and Ways and Means.
Huskie Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 1:12 PM
WHAT?????????????????????????????????????? OH God I can't take this anymore.............boehner needs to go

It's official. Two of the most conservative Republicans in the House have been kicked off of the House Budget Committee by Speaker John Boehner.

Representatives Tim Huelskamp of Kansas and Justin Amash of Michigan - both favorites of the anti-tax Tea Party movement - are among those Republicans voting most often against House Speaker John Boehner.

Huelskamp and Amash, who both will begin second terms in the House next month, voted against last year's deal to raise the federal debt limit and staunchly oppose any tax increases. Boehner has now included new revenue in...