Freshman Oklahoma Republican Rep. Jim Bridenstine told The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas why he didn’t support Speaker of the House John Boehner’s successful bid to keep his leadership post.
“In August of 2011, when Congress voted to raise the debt limit and they created the super committee, the super committee failed, [and] that triggered sequestration. If I’m going to challenge an incumbent Republican based on voting for that, then it’s also incumbent upon me to challenge the leadership for creating that policy to begin with. And so it be came clear in my primary, from my constituents, that it would be appropriate for me to do that.”
See the rest of Bridenstine’s interview all this week on TheDC, and catch up on any of the parts you missed here: