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Conservatives Kicked Off Budget Committee to "Get a Deal"

rhinegarten Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 7:25 AM
I've stopped reading posts by bluenote. If everyone did and quit responding, he'd / she'd be totally wasting his / her keyboard time. Just ignore, skip past and read only the posts written by those who genuinely wish to express a point of view and engage in intelligent verbal exchange. Don't lend any creedence to his / her Saul Alinsky tactics.

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...