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Anti-Boehner two years ago, SC’s Mulvaney explains why he didn’t join the 25 dissenters this time

SC Rep MulvaneyBy Lynn R. Mitchell

On Tuesday, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) won re-election to his Speaker role even though a tiny group of Republican representatives tried to organize a mutiny to prevent it. They lost.

Two years ago there was a similar anti-Boehner group. At that time one of them was South Carolina Republican Congressman Mick Mulvaney but he did not join them this year and, instead, voted for Boehner.

On Tuesday he explained why he voted for John Boehner. It gives insight into the disarray of that group of Republicans. He also confirms the November 13th meeting that was exposed by Brian Schoeneman (see Faux posturing by anti-Boehner forces dupes their supporters), and the fact not a single person stood up against the Speaker at that time:
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