I need to push back on this cover-their-rear statement by Politico on the ‘surprise’ flipping of the House of Representatives in 2010.
[House Speaker John] Boehner doesn’t play political prognosticator often. But when he does, those close to him say, there’s usually a calculated reason. In April 2010 — almost two years ago exactly — the then-House minority leader said in a radio interview that an astounding 100 seats were in play in that year’s midterm elections, a figure he said was broader than “anything we’ve seen around here during my 20 years” in the House.
Speaker John Boehner was given a standing ovation after delivering a powerful speech before the vote today. House Speaker John Boehner’s remarks to the House of Representatives before a vote on the latest debt limit / ceiling bill. ... Read Post
Author: Andrew Stiles Politico reports that House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) floated an offer of $40 billion in spending cuts during a meeting at the White House this morning. Speaker John Boehner’s office refused comment, but ... Read Post
On Friday Speaker John Boehner ran into Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the White House lobby. Boehner told him to – “Go fk yourself.” The Politico reported, via Weekly Standard: House Speaker John Boehner couldn’t hold back wh... Read Post