Tag Archives: Daniel Webster

House Speaker Vote Approaches Without Majority

Tomorrow House Republicans will meet behind closed doors to select their nominee to succeed Speaker John Boehner. The full House will vote on October 29th, but observers note that none of the declared candidates, at the moment, likely have the 218 votes needed to win. If no candidate reaches that threshold, Boehner would remain Speaker despite his plan to resign. …

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The Battle To Succeed Boehner Has Begun

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy today announced his bid to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, who rocked Capitol Hill this weekend with an unexpected announcement to that he will resign from Congress next month. Teabagistan’s preferred candidate, at the moment, is Rep. Daniel Webster, a disciple of bizarre Duggar-affiliated Pastor Bill Gothard, who recently resigned from the Christian institute he …

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