We recently conducted an admittedly unscientific poll asking if South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy should be the next speaker of the House.
The results thus far have been overwhelmingly favorable, with 98% of respondents saying yes, Trey Gowdy should replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House.
One can only ascribe his popularity to the fact that he is unafraid and unapologetic, willing to call things as he sees them in his relentless pursuit of truth and justice.
Gowdy recently introduced a piece of legislation called the ENFORCE the Law Act, which would require President Obama and those in his administration to faithfully execute ALL of the laws that have been duly passed by Congress, as they are written. His bill was passed by the House after Gowdy gave a rousing speech explaining why Obama’s overreach must be stopped.
Trey Gowdy has also tirelessly pursued the truth underneath the administration’s coverup of Benghazi. He has called out the New York Times and former US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice for lying about the terror attack, and the media for ignoring it. He has demanded the Hillary Clinton be subpoenaed and compelled to testify again.
Gowdy has said that Obama has the most “corrupt” administration and that his lawlessness has “reached an unprecedented level”. He is even involved in a lawsuit against Obama’s administration over unconstitutional Executive branch changes to Obamacare, immigration laws, the Defense of Marriage Act and mandatory minimum sentencing for drug law violations.
Now, compare all of that with the current Speaker of the House John Boehner. There is growing demand for Boehner to be replaced, for good reason.
Boehner placed the blame for the Government shutdown last year on the GOP and it’s Tea Party influenced members. He has also been accused of knowing the truth about the Benghazi attack, yet deliberately stalling and avoiding calling for a special investigation by a select committee.
It should be painfully obvious that John Boehner does not stand for the same principles that conservatives do. He far too often sides with the progressive Democrats and Obama, selling out the people he is supposed to be representing and speaking for.
It is even more obvious that Trey Gowdy IS a principled conservative, one that will fight tooth and nail for the people he represents. He would not sell out his constituents for the sake of a backroom deal or favorable media coverage.
Trey Gowdy needs to be the next Speaker of the House.