Is That Pork Boehner Is Serving With His Promises?

Evidently John Boehner thinks this election is in the bag already, since he's promising plum committee slots to GOP candidates in embattled districts.

Two Republican House candidates in the last day have announced that House Minority Leader John Boehner has promised them valuable committee assignments.

Rep. Charles Djou of Hawaii was promised a seat on the Appropriations Committee and Vicky Hartzler, running against Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), was promised a spot on the panel that oversees the military.

What other promises has Boehner made, I wonder? I think Michele Bachmann was making noise about wanting the chairmanship of the Financial Services committee awhile back. She should have to answer now about whether that promise was made. Gingrich certainly seemed to say that back in 2009, anyway.

I think Republicans may be counting their chickens before they come home to roost. Or something.


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