Statement by Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin regarding House Speaker vote


Following Speaker John Boehner’s re-election this afternoon, Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, issued the following statement:

“Republicans should study the names of those who were brave enough to stand up and cast their vote today against the status quo of the Boehner establishment. One day, they will lead that party, and the party and our nation will be far better for it. Tea Party Patriots everywhere salute them.”

Rep. Justin Amash (MI)
Rep. Brian Babin (TX)
Rep. Rod Blum (IA)
Rep. Dave Brat (VA)
Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK)
Rep. Curt Clawson (FL)
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (TN)
Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC)
Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ)
Rep. Chris Gibson (NY)
Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ)
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX)
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (KS)
Rep. Walter Jones (NC)
Rep. Steve King (IA)
Rep. Tom Massie (KY)
Rep. Mark Meadows (NC)
Rep. Rich Nugent (FL)
Rep. Gary Palmer (AL)
Rep. Bill Posey (FL)
Rep. Scott Rigell (VA)
Rep. Marlin Stutzman (IN)
Rep. Randy Weber (TX)
Rep. Daniel Webster (FL)
Rep. Ted Yoho (FL)