Rep. Gohmert on why he voted against Speaker Boehner
Texas lawmaker speaks out
- Duration 2:59
- Date Jan 3, 2013
Texas lawmaker speaks out
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All right -- this congress and by the way did read it did not like he didn't vote for.
Texas congress and -- dumber one of the few Republicans who didn't vote for speaker Boehner either.
He's under a lot of guys making friends fast and furious in the nation's capital.
The man who has now been relegated to house -- Joins us right now congress -- always good to have you -- -- -- -- a real quickly on nick saying.
Speaker Boehner that you didn't both -- -- -- -- -- there are some are worried that there would be retribution.
Any -- of that.
Well you know we've already seen people being -- for not voting is they were expected.
But -- You know Don miners one of the nicest guys around -- most fun guys to be around -- wee -- this congress is so full of brilliant talented people.
Footage that you guys -- vote exactly until years ago.
Two years ago we had taken a pledge that John Maynard that.
Said that we should and one of the things we were gonna do is what we just hope we were not gonna do is what we just did.
-- this bill and it's not like we didn't know it was common it's been common for over a year.
So anyway when you have so many brilliant talented people in congress.
It doesn't say anything about somebody not being -- guy just said.
I'm not it is a massive price -- -- an amiable enough guy and I I just -- -- -- this young Muslims during this package but he.
But at the end and said it on the lead into my.
Members to vote on the majority.
It in the -- and Democrats Republicans did vote fort -- who did not.
These are going to be any held -- tape of that.
Well I mean already.
From two years ago.
Any chairmanship that I might get.
Didn't get I mean I guess -- only one that.
This speaker doesn't have a say in mixing was I'm co chair of the Thursday morning prayer breakfast Bible study but -- and that.
Yep but this is a matter of you know we cannot be about business as usual.
And that's what -- was it was a statement we can't be about business -- As usual business is there's no means rushing stop and cramming it into a bill.
The very few of your colleagues even had a chance to read it they were so inclined anyway and then as surprised as was the president apparently by a couple of provisions.
He was not aware that we're neatly tucked inside this.
We'll give asparagus farmers -- need the help apparently is what we're told that names anyway and so did the race car.
Motor cross you know whatever was included in -- -- But the thing is it's time for a different.
And change its time for something different change of pace and I just couldn't go for business as usual.
Well -- -- as far as injured man at Bristol it was similar -- that because I'm a man of steel and thank you -- commercials that I don't and I don't get an answer.
-- and thank you very very much.