DeLEO: "I WOULDN'T SAY I'M GOING BACK ON MY WORD"
1/29/15 2:42 PM
House Speaker Robert DeLeo said his position has "evolved" in the six years since he instituted term limits on the speakership in 2009, suggesting the push to now abolish the eight-year limit was about preserving a level of experience in the top post. "I wouldn't say I'm going back on my word as much as the fact that over six years, rightly or wrongly, I have learned and feel I have learned in terms of what the importance is of doing away with the term limits we have in the rules," DeLeo told reporters after a closed caucus where the rules change was discussed.
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