Boehner Tells Republicans to be ‘Team Players’

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By Matthew Boyle, Breitbart,

A solid majority of House Republicans — 167 in all — rejected a call for GOP unity from Speaker John Boehner earlier on Tuesday, a sign of his slipping grip on power in the House after he flip-flopped to support President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty by providing funding for it.

“We all need to be team players and support each other,” Boehner told House Republicans, according to a House GOP aide, in regards to his new efforts to pass a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that doesn’t block Obama’s executive amnesty.

That’s not exactly what even Boehner himself has done, however.

Boehner, through his ex-chief of staff Barry Jackson (who now works as a senior board member for the outside group American Action Network), has close ties to advertisements targeting three House Republicans for their steadfast opposition to any funding for Obama’s executive amnesty. The AAN ad buy, worth $400,000, has television spots running in the districts of Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) and Tim Huelskamp (R-KS).

In an interview with Breitbart News on Tuesday, Huelskamp came out swinging against the decision to fire on members who are supposed to be his own troops. …

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