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WALLACE: All right. I want to talk to you about feelings within the Republican Party. Some people would say look, you've had 12 years to clean up earmarks and you haven't done it. In fact, they've gotten worse, not better.
Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, one of the architects of the 1994 Republican revolution, wrote an article last week in which he said the following, and let's put it up on the screen.
This is a Republican. "Republican lawmakers forgot the party's principles, became enamored with power and position and began putting politics over policy. Now the Democrats are reaping the rewards of our neglect and we have no one to blame but ourselves."
Congressman Boehner, a lot of your own members are saying win or lose, you should postpone the November leadership elections and take a clean look at whether you should have a new team in place to lead Republicans going forward.
BOEHNER: Well, that is a possibility, and the speaker and I have talked about it Ã¢â‚¬â€ no decisions yet on when those leadership elections will occur. They're scheduled for November 15th. We'll see how Tuesday goes and then we'll make some decisions.
But Dick Armey's comments really aren't all that far off the mark. And a lot of what he talked about in his article I talked about in my campaign to be the majority leader. Republican voters want Republicans in Washington to get back to the principles of who we are as a party and to renew the spirit of 1994.
And over the course of this year, I've tried to do that. We heard the message loud and clear from the American people and Republican voters, and I can tell you that when we win our majority back on Tuesday, they're going to see more of our renewing our effort to go back to '94. They'll never see it if the Democrats are elected the majority.
WALLACE: Congressman Boehner, we're going to have to leave it there. We want to thank you so much for coming in today and sharing your Sunday with us.
BOEHNER: Nice to see you.
WALLACE: Good to see you, sir.