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View Diary: Boehner still thinks biggest sequester tragedy is the cancelled congressional White House tour perk (42 comments)

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  •  This really warrants (3+ / 0-)
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    Roadbed Guy, MPociask, dfe

    two front page stories on consecutive days?
    A GOPer said something stupid - hardly news.

    This really is a waste of prime internet real estate.

    •  I'd like to see more about Republican Bob Ney (12+ / 0-)

      trashing Boehner and Rove in his new book.

      ...Ney’s most dramatic accusations are against his fellow Ohioan John Boehner,  the man he once saw as his biggest rival to someday being speaker. He describes Boehner as “a bit lazy” and “a man who was all about winning and money. He was a chain-smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested in the high life--golf, women, cigarettes, fun, and alcohol.” He said Boehner “spent almost all of his time on fundraising, not policy.” He “golfed, drank constantly, and took the easy way legislatively.” Ney recalled Boehner handing out checks on the House floor and said his ties with a tobacco company were so tight that lawmakers could get free cigarettes from Boehner’s office. His golfing, Ney said, was “nonstop” and “paid for by lobbyists.”...

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