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White House To Boehner: We Did NOT Start Impeachment 'Scam'

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"We've seen comments in recent months from Congressman Steve King from Iowa, Congressman Ted Yoho from Florida, Congressman Lou Barletta from Pennsylvania, the distinguished Congressman Steve Stockman from Texas; his fellow Texan Blake Farenthold has raised this prospect. We've even seen Kerry Bentivolio from Michigan call this a dream come true. I think that was about 9 or 10 months ago," Earnest said. "So that's an indication that if the case then maybe the Speaker should direct that attention and that message to members of his own conference."

Democrats' campaign committees are exploiting talk of impeachment for fundraising, openly bragging that they've raised millions of dollars off the issue. They've portrayed Boehner's intention to sue Obama as a precursor to impeachment.

Boehner insists otherwise.

"We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans," he said on Tuesday. "Listen, it's all a scam started by Democrats at the White House."