Rep. Louie GohmertLouie GohmertLawmakers press DOJ to help victims of Ponzi scheme House approves spending bill with funds for Trump's border wall House avoids floor fight over transgender people in military MORE (R-Texas) voiced frustration Thursday night with Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerIt's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him How Republicans can bring order out of the GOP's chaos Republican donor sues GOP for fraud over ObamaCare repeal failure MORE (R-Ohio), after the House passed its $1.1 trillion spending bill, joking that John BoehnerJohn BoehnerIt's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him How Republicans can bring order out of the GOP's chaos Republican donor sues GOP for fraud over ObamaCare repeal failure MORE might have gained Democratic supporters.

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Some of the most conservative House members opposed the cromnibus spending bill that Boehner was able to push through, because it did not do enough to stop President Obama's executive actions on immigration. But Democrats, with the White House making calls to lawmakers, provided enough votes for Boehner to push the measure over the top. 

"He turned to somebody that he really identifies with, the president and liberal Democrats, and got them to help him pass this vote," Gohmert said.

Asked on Fox News's "Hannity" if the move would affect Boehner's reelection as Speaker in the next Congress, he said, "I think he ought to be able to pick up some Democratic votes for Speaker this time."

"He can have Denis McDonoughDenis McDonoughTrump mocked Obama for three chiefs of staff in three years Former Obama UN ambassador to meet with Senate Intelligence panel: report Trump administration must release Clinton emails State Department tried to hide MORE or the president come over and get Democrats to get the votes to carry him across the finish line," Gohmert added, referring to the White House chief of staff, who traveled to Capitol Hill Thursday night to make the case for the bill to frustrated Democrats. 

Gohmert was one of nine Republicans who staged a revolt during the election for Speaker in 2013, casting their votes against Boehner.