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Exclusive: Dick Armey Quits Tea Party Group in Split Over Direction

 Armey, the former House majority leader who helped develop and promote the GOP's Contract with America in the 1990s, tendered his resignation in an memo sent to Matt Kibbe, president and CEO of FreedomWorks, on November 30. Mother Jones obtained the email on Monday, and Armey has confirmed he sent it. The tone of the memo suggests that this was not an amicable separation.
Armey demanded that he be paid until his contract ended on December 31; that FreedomWorks remove his name, image, or signature "from all its letters, print media, postings, web sites, videos, testimonials, endorsements, fund raising materials, and social media, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter"; and that FreedomWorks deliver the copy of his official congressional portrait to his home in Texas.

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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So much for Armey's fiscal responsibility. It was always a smoke screen.  If his vote and support was needed for a tax increase or to block a spending cut count on the Republicans every time to deliver.

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