Republicans on Thursday unanimously voted down a motion from Democrats to consider legislation to end subsidies to oil companies.
Speaker Boehner suggested in an interview with ABC last month that he was open to ending oil subsidies, prompting calls from the White House on down to quickly pass legislation doing so.

Oh and BTW ?
EVERY republican ON that Committee .... has received A LOT of cash donations from GUESS WHO icon_biggrin.gif
The Oil Companies themselves