He doesn’t seem the type.
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Minutes after making what he described as a last-minute decision to join right-wing insurgents’ failed effort to block the sitting Speaker of the House from reelection, Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA) spoke slowly and carefully as he expressed how he thought it might change his political career.
“One thing I respect the speaker for, and, I believe it will be true with me – we’ll find out – he’s not a vindictive man,” Rigell told reporters, adding, “I don’t know.”
Following the second failed coup attempt in two such elections, some of Speaker John Boehner’s allies are pining for revenge, though many Republicans say vengeance just isn’t in his nature. Asked whether the dissidents would face repercussions, Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID), a Boehner confidant, said, “I don’t know, but there should be.”