Claiming Boehner wants Republicans to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in November, Gohmert went on to call the Speaker "Tammy Faye Boehner". He then went on a rant slamming Boehner for being weak on securing the border and threatening to remove the Speaker's gavel from Boehner's hand forever. He extended that threat to any other Republican who dared to vote for any immigration reform.
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., told CQ Roll Call that pro-rewrite calls earlier this week from two Illinois Republicans, Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Aaron Schock, recent comments from Speaker John A. Boehner, combined with a rash of immigration rallies and protests across the nation in recent days, are indications that momentum has shifted back to those hoping to implement an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws this year.
Fox News, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Aug. 19, 2014. Fox Business host Charles Payne tells Cavuto fill-in Stuart Varney that President Obama is the one primarily responsible for young black men not "feeling better" about their lives and claims he's giving a "wink and a nod" to the protesters in Ferguson, MO and condoning the violence there.