Several news sites declaring a possible attempted coup of John Boehner’s position as Speaker of the House:
EXCERPT (via Hot Air)
Report: Group of 20 Republican congressman to block Boehner’s election as Speaker tomorrow?Update: GOP meeting tonight on leadership?
American Majority Action spokesman Ron Meyer told Breitbart News late Tuesday that enough House Republicans have banded together in an effort to unseat House Speaker John Boehner from his position–they just need a leader to take up the mantle.
GOP caucusing from 5-7 pm tonight. Topic: Future of House GOP leadership. Hear Boehner may resign there. LINK
I have received NO confirmation from Republican Insider regarding this breaking news, though given their repeated indications that a challenge was increasingly possible against John Boehner, and that they were personally involved in that challenge, it is understandable why they are either unable or unwilling to respond at this critical time.
Here are the earlier updates from RI that outline their focus on removing John Boehner from his current leadership position within the GOP:
UPDATE via R.I.: (not quite what I wanted to hear but here it is nevertheless…)
I haven’t received anything specific regarding impending Boehner resignation. Not sure where that came from. ???
There is a group of us opposed to John Boehner continuing as Speaker. I’ve already told you that. We are attempting to gather support but doing it very quietly at this point.
Boehner’s office is conducting some personal surveys as well. That’s a fancy way of saying he’s counting the votes. So that means he is genuinely worried he could be challenged and lose. That remains unlikely, but possible.