President and CEO of FreedomWorks Matt Kibbe fired back at House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Friday over accusations that unnamed conservative groups are “misleading their followers” in opposing the Ryan-Murray budget deal.
“They’re pushing our members in places where they don’t want to be, and frankly I think they’ve lost all credibility,” Boehner told reporters Thursday.
Speaking on the Glenn Beck Program with guest host Dana Loesch, Kibbe seemed relieved that Boehner “finally went public with something that’s been going on for well over a year.”
In the past, Kibbe said, the “attacks” have always been “behind the scenes.”
“I think this is a civil war, and I think it’s a fight we have to fight right now,” Kibbe said frankly.
Though many are concerned about infighting within the GOP with midterm elections around the corner, Kibbe argued that “we’re going to have to fight the Republicans before we ever beat the Democrats.”
“So many of these guys in the House in the Senate … They’re worried about one thing,” he said. “They’re not worried about the Republican Party. They’re not worried about balancing the budget. They’re worried about their re-election, and I think we need to come to terms with the fact that there’s a lot of self-interest that we need to beat in this party.”
“But we had these same fights in 2010,” he added, “and the Tea Party and the grassroots trumped the insiders then, and I think we can do it in (2014).”
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