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Tea Party Group Puts Pressure On Boehner

March 29, 2011 by  

A prominent Tea Party activist has announced his intention to unseat House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for compromising with Democratic leaders on the Federal budget.

According to FOX News, Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips said he is searching for a primary candidate to run against Boehner in 2012. Phillips accused the Speaker of the House of breaking his campaign pledge to cut $100 billion from the budget and agreeing to cut less than $61 billion.

Phillips said that eccentric actor Charlie Sheen makes more sense than Boehner because at least Sheen is "winning."

"If you don't live up to your promise, we're going to throw you out," Phillips told the media outlet.

Levi Russell, a spokesman for the Tea Party Express, said that Boehner is the "least of our worries," according to the news source. He admitted that Tea Party supporters may have set their expectations too high after the 2010 midterm elections, and they will continue to be disappointed until the GOP has control of the Senate and White House.

Earlier this week, Boehner sent a letter to President Barack Obama questioning his intentions in Libya. According to media reports, the House Speaker asked for clarification regarding "conflicting messages from the administration," and said that the American people deserve to know what the President's objectives are when he deploys United States military forces.

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