Sunday, April 27, 2014

Viguerie: Replace Boehner, GOP leaders

By: Neil W. McCabe 4/25/2014

A leading conservative stalwart, whose career in politics dates back to the 1960s, told Human Events the conservative movement in America will not succeed until it gets new leadership—including the replacement of Speaker John A. Boehner.

“We’re not going to get to the political promise land until we get new leadership,” said Richard Viguerie, the author with Jenny Beth Martin Tea Party, the president of Tea Party Patriots, of the new book: “Takeover: The 100-Year War for the Soul of the GOP and How Conservatives Can Finally Win.”   We’re going to have to get rid of all these people,” …“They’re an impediment. The American voters do not like the leadership of Eric Cantor, Boehner, Kevin McCarthy, Lamar Alexander, Mitch McConnell.”

Viguerie said he is encouraged that House conservatives are working to unseat Boehner, but he is not happy with the possible replacements, such as House Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor (R.-Va.) and is waiting for someone to emerge……… “They don’t believe in a smaller government. They believe in a bigger government. They demonstrate that with the legislation that they pass when they had the power,” he said.  “In 2006, the Republicans lost to Congress, lost the White House in 2008, in my opinion, having nothing to do with Nancy Pelosi, Reid, Obama but everything to do with failed, corrupt, immoral leadership of Karl Rove, George W. Bush, Danny Hassert, Bill Frist, Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Eric Cantor, et cetera,” he said.....To Read More.....  

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