Steve King: Republican House Members Considering Forcibly Removing Paul Ryan from Speakership

Steve King: Republican House Members Considering Forcibly Removing Paul Ryan from Speakership

Good grief, am I the only one who feels that House Republicans should have acted sooner?

The final straw (only wish that it came sooner) was last week when Paul Ryan told House Republicans that the President supported his amnesty bill.  The President said otherwise. (See: Trump: I “Certainly Wouldn’t Sign” Paul Ryan’s Amnesty Bill)

Derivative (Orig. photos by Gage Skidmore-Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Breitbart News by Matthew Boyle

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told Breitbart News Tonight earlier this week that House Republicans are considering forcibly removing House Speaker Paul Ryan from the speakership via a “motion to vacate the chair” over Ryan’s efforts to undermine President Donald Trump’s agenda.

“It’s kind of odd that he has as much power as he has,” King said of Ryan during the appearance on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel with Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Breitbart News Tonight earlier this week. “But I do predict, and it is happening, that that power is diminishing. I also have got information that there are–I’ll say ‘members’–I say that plurally, with knowledge, that are considering introducing a motion to vacate the chair. If they do that, that will throw this place into a tizzy and force the kind of election for a Speaker that may bring out someone who is a lot stronger on this.”

A motion to vacate the chair would call a referendum on Ryan’s speakership to the floor[…]

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