Boehner Wins Re-Election as Speaker

  • jcComment buy Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.

    We need no further evidence than this read in the Wall Street Journal to illustrate that the Republican Party has little interest in playing hard ball with Obama.  


    Let’s see he gave Obama $41 in new expenditures for $1.oo in future cuts and now Obama tells us he is going to raise taxes even more?

    Yep…Einstein has figured the Republican Party out. 

    That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.

    Speaker of the House John Boehner holds up the gavel after being re-elected on the first day of the 113th Congress on Thursday.

    WASHINGTON—Rep. John Boehner (R., Ohio) was re-elected for a second two-year term as House speaker Thursday, despite a bruising two weeks in which the majority of his party and two of his top lieutenants voted against a fiscal-cliff tax law.

  • The Wall Street Journal



Mr. Boehner received 220 votes, compared with 192 votes for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), who was backed by the bulk of Democratic lawmakers. While most Republicans backed Mr. Boehner, a handful of lawmakers voted for other candidates such as GOP Reps. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, Jim Jordan of Ohio, Raul Labrador of Idaho and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor from Virginia. Mr. Cantor received three votes, the most of any alternative candidate. (Complete article below)