Ezra Klein: “Ryan doesn’t want to be team captain. He wants to be the guy preparing the legislation the next Republican president will sign into law. In recent years, he got halfway there: as chair of the House Budget Committee, [.....
FYI, the Republican who is now chair of the House Budget Committee wants to cut Social Security. Thought you ought to know. A week after the House voted on a rule that critics say could force a manufactured crisis in the disability program in late 2016, a potential leverage point for Republicans aiming for changes, […]
In a deal hammered out Tuesday evening, the leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees agreed on a budget bill that includes a measure curbing Justice Department enforcement efforts in states where medical marijuana is legal. Show More Summary
In testimony before the House Rules Committee, where he pushed Speaker John Boehner’s 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) made false claims about the bill's budget calculations. Show More Summary
A new analysis from the Conservative Review finds that the omnibus spending bill backed by Speaker John Boehner and House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) would bust through the spending caps set by a budget deal from House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Show More Summary
A Wednesday afternoon session of the House Rules Committee remains the final hurdle for Speaker Boehner's 1,600 page, $1.1 trillion "CR-Omnibus" budget bill before a scheduled vote on the floor of the House tomorrow. But one of the most...Show More Summary
Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and James Lankford (R-OK), members of the House Budget Committee that the House would pass a "hybrid" of an omnibus spending bill and a continuing resolution that could enable the GOP to defund President...Show More Summary
The Hill reports: “The incoming chairman of the House Budget Committee is pushing GOP leaders to pursue a government-funding measure that would only fund immigration-related services for a couple of months, a GOP congressional aide told The Hill. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) calls his proposal the ‘cromnibus,’ because it is a combination of a long-term omnibus […]
These people have no shame. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), a member of the House Budget Committee, says the spread of Ebola exposes Republican spending cuts. PJ Media reported: Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.), a member of the House Budget Committee, said … Continue reading ?
During opening remarks of the House Oversight Committee, Chairman Darrel Issa questioned the recent security lapses of the Secret Service, reminding Americans of the enormous budget provided to the agency to protect the president. “How much would it cost to law the front door of the White House?” Issa asked. Show More Summary
Paul Ryan, in an interview with Phil Klein, has some sobering advice for his fellow Republicans: House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in an exclusive interview with the Washington Examiner, warned his fellow Republicans not to count on a wave this November as an excuse to avoid outlining an agenda. “This idea […]
During a news-packed interview with radio’s Hugh Hewitt, House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan—the 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee—said 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney should run for president again. “I would welcome it,” Ryan said when Hewitt asked him if Romney should run again. Show More Summary
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis has a pretty devastating record for hacking and slashing his way through the state's budget. The Democratic Senate Campaign Committee thinks it's worth $9.1 million in advertising to demonstrate to the state just how bad it's been. Show More Summary
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) praised House Republicans late Friday evening for standing strong on immigration and warned Democrats in Congress that they will be held accountable for supporting amnesty for illegal aliens. Show More Summary
"Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) isn't saying either way whether he's backing the new House immigration bill, but a hill source tells Breitbart News that he's "very encouraged" by what's happened thus far on Friday. Show More Summary
Earlier today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R. Wis) noted that he would consider running for president, you know, after talking to his wife, 2014 elections, etc. And then he said this: I see [impeachment] as sort of a ridiculous gambit by the president and his political team to try and change the narrative, [...]
Washington (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee, is known to glide through the hallways of Capitol Hill with headphones in his ears. It's a tactic he employs to avoid pesky reporters. But the Republican faced down a flurry of questions on Wednesday at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast […]
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) weighed in on virtually every issue percolating in Washington, from immigration to impeachment, during a wide-ranging breakfast with reporters Wednesday.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan said Republicans should continue with their plans to sue President Barack Obama over his executive actions and regulations, but should stop short of attempting to impeach him. “This does not rise to the high crimes and misdemeanor level,” Ryan told reporters Wednesday morning at a breakfast hosted by…
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said in a statement Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner’s border crisis working group’s legislation is a “surrender” to a “lawless president.” “The Obama Administration...Show More Summary