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Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) warned on Monday that there could be dire consequences for the entire country if Republicans in Congress did not oust John Boehner as Speaker of the House and elect him instead.
In an interview with Fox News host Martha MacCallum, Gohmert explained that he had announced over the weekend that he was running for the job of House Speaker because Boehner had not fought “tooth and nail” to stop a recent budget bill.
“What we do in the next two years, it’s likely going to determine whether we get a Republican or not in 2016,” the Texas congressman insisted. “For the Speaker to run in and pass the [budget bill] that totally funds Obamacare for all next year — we took the hostage of the Homeland Security — that was a huge mistake.”
Despite the overwhelming support of both Sean Hannity and Sarah Palin, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) failed to garner more than three votes out of more than 400, or 0.7%, in today’s vote for House Speaker of the 114th Congress.
Only one other member of the Texas caucus, Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX), voted for Gohmert. Another vote came from Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK). Gohmert’s third and final vote came from one Congressman Louie Gohmert
Steve King says Scalise’s headlining a White Supremacist conference makes him…well, a little bit like Jesus, spreading the light of conservatism.
Mike weighs in on the terrorist attack in Paris.
A Mississippi heritage group has launched a proposed ballot measure which would amend the state’s constitution to recognize Christianity as the official religion of the state and English as the official language of the state.
The 12-part measure would also establish “Confederate Heritage Month,” which would provide a curriculum base for school children to learn about “Mississippi’s Confederate history, heritage, achievements, and prominent people,” the initiative reads.
The initiative has been endorsed by former Miss America and Mississippian Susan Akin, Mississippi author Julie Hawkins and former state Rep. Mark DuVall, who tried and failed to pass legislation while he was in office in 2011 that would have allowed the restoration of Colonel Reb as Ole Miss’ mascot.