Republican problems<quoted text>Oh, go ahead and let namE keep on using that ol' 47%--it worked so well for Romney, right?
Three conservative Republican freshmen are demanding an explanation from House Speaker John Boehner as to why they were recently removed from committees.
Reps. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) sent a letter to Boehner (R-Ohio) Friday asking him to release all the criteria he and the Steering Committee used in making the decision. They also asked for any “vote scorecard” that was reportedly used to determine how closely members were in line with leadership.
“On Monday, we learned that we had been removed from our committee assignments,” the three lawmakers wrote.“Some of us learned of this news from a member of the Steering Committee; others never were officially informed and heard of the action from press accounts citing anonymous leadership staffers. To this date, no formal explanation has been given for the removal.”
and so it begins