I need to push back on this cover-their-rear statement by Politico on the ‘surprise’ flipping of the House of Representatives in 2010.
[House Speaker John] Boehner doesn’t play political prognosticator often. But when he does, those close to him say, there’s usually a calculated reason. In April 2010 — almost two years ago exactly — the then-House minority leader said in a radio interview that an astounding 100 seats were in play in that year’s midterm elections, a figure he said was broader than “anything we’ve seen around here during my 20 years” in the House.
Speaker John Boehner was given a standing ovation after delivering a powerful speech before the vote today. House Speaker John Boehner’s remarks to the House of Representatives before a vote on the latest debt limit / ceiling bill. ... Read Post
On Friday Speaker John Boehner ran into Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the White House lobby. Boehner told him to – “Go fk yourself.” The Politico reported, via Weekly Standard: House Speaker John Boehner couldn’t hold back wh... Read Post