No wonder Boehner has a lower conservative rating than some Democrats. But Boehner’s time is coming to an end and Sherman has co-written a piece with fellow Politico writer John Bresnahan that claims even close friends of Boehner expect him to lose the speakership this fall. There are 28 known Republicans in the House who have already made public announcements that they will vote to boot Boehner.
That seems to be just the tip of the iceberg. Both Politico and Breitbart News have confirmed that they have talked to a number of other Republicans that intend to vote for Boehner’s ouster that have not made official announcements yet.
Both had expected Boehner to survive the last attempt to oust him but now they say something has changed: