Speaker John Boehner finds his hostage.
House Republicans have found another hostage, this time in the student loan interest rate fight. And their target is the Prevention and Public Health Fund in the Affordable Care Act. House Speaker John Boehner says he's more than happy to extend a lowered interest rate on federal student loans for another year, at the expense of public health.
Sore loser John Boehner (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Earlier this week, House Speaker John Boehner promised Republican leader Rush Limbaugh that full repeal of the Affordable Care Act was all that matters: I got a call from Speaker Boehner... Read Post
Republicans are willing to extend low-cost student loans, but only if they an cut health care prevention. [House Speaker John] Boehner’s proposal would finance the $5.9 billion cost of maintaining the 3.4 percent interest rate for o... Read Post