By Mario Trujillo - 12/12/13 11:59 AM EST
Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) said he was saddened to hear Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerRepublican Study Committee elders back Harris for chairman Dems to GOP: Help us fix ObamaCare The disorderly order of presidential succession MORE (R-Ohio) publicly admonish outside conservative groups.
Boehner on Wednesday had criticized a number of conservative outside spending groups who came out in opposition to the budget deal reached this week before the details were sealed.
During a press briefing on Wednesday, Boehner said it was “ridiculous” that outside groups were “using our members, and … using the American people for their own goals.”
Labrador, a Tea Party favorite, said he does not allow any outside groups to influence his vote. He also charged that groups like Heritage Action and FreedomWorks were acting on information that had been leaked by House leadership itself.
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