Ron Johnson: If Boehner ‘Caves’ on Taxes, He Will Lose Speakership

by Nathaniel Botwinick

On Special Report last night, Senator Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) predicted that if Speaker Boehner “caves” on tax revenue in order to avert the sequester, he will lose his position. “I don’t quite honestly believe that Speaker Boehner would be speaker if that happens,” Johnson said, “I think he would lose his speakership.”