Two groups are elated over the sudden and dramatic demise of John Boehner's "Plan B" in the House of Representatives last night: Liberals -- who are thrilled to see their opponents in utter shambles -- and hardline conservatives, who view the development as a principled victory and a much-needed rebuke of the GOP's weak-kneed leadership. National Review Washington Editor Robert Costa was on the Hill during the collapse, and filed a must-read story about how it all went down. In short, a demoralized Boehner stunned the caucus with a brusque announcement that he was pulling the bill. The...
The Founders intended for the HOUSE to decide spending. They did not intend for the House to be bullied by a President who just squeaked back into office with 51% of the vote. If Boehner doesn't want to do his job he should step aside and let someone who has the stomach for it take over.
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