My friend here Corey has made a statement that the GOP Speaker of the House should come out of the endless act political theatre in one piece…
And that may not….
I’m sticking to post of two days ago that pointed out the John Boehner WASN’T having a good week….
He’s gonna have to take some abuse in getting the House to vote for the deal he just made with Harry Reid in the Senate and the President in the White House…
Hell of a way to start your week….
And if he can’t get the votes ?
He’s in DEEP shit…..
If, as was expected, a deficit-cutting deal came together in the Senate late Sunday, the last step would be for Mr. Boehner to pass the bill through his chamber. It’s likely to be less conservative than the one he jammed through last week, and the position his caucus is likely to take is uncertain.
At stake is both the deal itself but also the speaker. If Mr. Boehner has to pass the vote by relying on Democratic votes—and if he loses more than half of GOP lawmakers in the process—he might avert default while imperiling his effectiveness as a leader.
In an early blow, the political arm of the conservative Heritage Foundation came out against the emerging deal because the group didn’t think the plan as outlined cuts enough at the outset. It also worried the committee established to find further savings would recommend tax increases instead…..More….