John Boehner’s resignation sparks succession fight – CNN


The Political Agitator’s response: Evil can’t last always. There comes a time when change will occur because things have been so ignant for so long. The ignance may continue but it will be coming from someone else.

Washington (CNN)
John Boehner’s
sudden resignation is launching an unexpected leadership battle in Congress that may be a turning point for Republicans, likely pitting the establishment wing against tea party conservatives.

The Ohio Republican, who has served as the Speaker of the House since 2011, told colleagues in a closed-door gathering Friday morning that he would leave at the end of October, sending shockwaves through the chamber.

Even as Boehner’s fellow lawmakers were still digesting the news, the speculation over who would succeed him had already begun. One person who is naturally next in line is House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, but this could be a moment for the tea party to make a splash. (Source: Read more)

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