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January 02, 2013

Buzz: Boehner to Resign?

There's a 5pm leadership meeting to discuss the intention of 17 20 Republicans to block Boehner's re-nomination as Speaker.

The buzz is that he'll step down from the post.


Counter-Buzz: I just checked Hot Air -- someone from Boehner's office says he's not stepping down, and that that story is just made up.

If I had to reconcile the two, and find a way they both could be a little bit true, I'd guess that Boehner still wants to argue for the job, and doesn't want to undermine himself by declaring it a fait accompli. But that he has discussed stepping down as his own personal Plan B.

I don't know that. Just speculatin'.



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