John Boehner is getting revenge.
After he secured his third term as speaker Tuesday afternoon, losing 25 votes on the House floor to some relatively unknown members of the Republican Conference, Boehner moved swiftly to boot two of the insurgents from the influential Rules Committee. That could be just the start of payback for the speaker’s betrayers, who might see subcommittee chairmanships and other perks fall away in the coming months.
Boehner takes revenge – Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan – POLITICO.
Boehner takes revenge against Dan Webster – Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan – POLITICO