Writer Daniel Horowitz has been urging conservatives to give Rep. John Boehner the boot as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.  At Breitbart.com he says that “it would only require 29 House members to depose [Boehner].” The initial objective, he argues, is simply to deny Boehner a majority on the first ballot in order to force a subsequent vote. The balloting will continue until someone receives a majority. According to Horowitz, conservatives have enough power to ensure that the winner is someone other than Boehner.

Assuming Republicans vote for their fellow Republicans, a Democrat will not be able to attain a majority:

If you don’t follow Horowitz on Twitter, this would be a good time to start.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.


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