My question is, who’s going to jail over this scandal?” House Speaker John Boeher asked at a press conference with other members of House Republican leadership this morning.
House speaker John Boehner started his weekly press conference this morning asking for President Obama to release unclassified inter-agency e-mails regarding the 9/11 attacks in Benghazi. Yesterday’s House Oversight Committee hearing...Show More Summary
From John Boehner’s office: WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced he will send a bipartisan congressional delegation to the Vatican next week to represent the United States at the investiture of new Pope Francis I in Rome. The delegation will be led by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). Keep reading this post...
House speaker John Boehner, majority leader Eric Cantor, and other top House Republican leaders wrote to President Obama on Tuesday to ask him to support their efforts to shore up the fund created in Obamacare to help those with preexisting...Show More Summary
The House will “consider” gun control legislation if passed by the Senate, House speaker John Boehner said today. “I’ve made clear if the Senate acts on gun control legislation, the House will consider it,” Boehner said on Meet the Press. Keep reading this post...
In a press conference with House leadership, Speaker John Boehner on Monday hit President Obama and Senate Democrats for their failure to take action to avert the sequester, which is set to go into effect on Friday. “The president proposed...Show More Summary
Two of Washington’s most powerful press secretaries, the White House’s Jay Carney and Speaker John Boehner’s Brendan Buck, got into a Twitter rumble yesterday surrounding the sequester. During the White House press briefing, Carney accused Republicans of not doing enough to avert the upcoming sequester deadline. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) responds to President Obama’s sequester press conference speech: Today the president advanced an argument Republicans have been making for a year: his sequester is the wrong way to cut spending.Show More Summary
Senator Marco Rubio will deliver the Republican response to next week’s State of the Union address, according to House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
A colleague sent me this Bu zzFeed list of interesting items on Speaker of the House John Boehner’s desk, which, in my humble opinion, happens to miss all the interesting items on his desk in the highlighted photo: Keep reading this post...
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) was asked at a press conference today what House Republicans planned to do to avoid the spending sequester set to take affect in March. Boehner reminded members of the press that House Republicans...Show More Summary
Oh, good grief. From The Hill: Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is sharing his regrets about his “fiscal-cliff” strategy, less than a month after the House bitterly swallowed a last-minute deal hatched in the Senate. Keep reading this post...
This is John Boehner’s message to the “tens of thousands” marching on Washington today (attribution for that estimate: NPR!). Hello everyone. Thank you for being here in our nation’s capital on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Keep reading this post...
Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans this afternoon that the GOP’s upcoming budget will balance the federal books in a decade. Due to the Democrats’ control of the White House and Senate, the possibility of that promise becoming law is remote. Show More Summary
That would have been some clarifying campaign speech from the president. From Steve Moore’s interview with John Boehner: What stunned House Speaker John Boehner more than anything else during his prolonged closed-door budget negotiations with Barack Obama was this revelation: “At one point several weeks ago,” Mr. Show More Summary
An aide to House Speaker John Boehner tells National Review Online that the Ohio Republican is “confident” that he’ll win Thursday’s leadership election. “The speaker constantly keeps in touch with members,” the aide explains. “They know him, he listens to them, and he expects to have their support tomorrow.” Keep reading this post...
Republican congressman Peter King, incensed with House Speaker John Boehner’s failure to bring a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy to the floor for a vote last night – many of whom live in his district – is threatening to switch parties. Show More Summary
In an hour, the House will vote on the Biden-McConnell deal. It’ll be a clean, up-or-down vote. Speaker John Boehner is not expected to vote on the package. However, according to sources who were at the GOP’s caucus meeting, Boehner told members that he would support it, should his vote be needed to ensure passage.
Republican congressmen Mick Mulvaney and Steve LaTourette this morning defended house speaker John Boehner against charges that he’s lost control of the Republican caucus and, by extension, against speculation that his speakership may...Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner is confident that “Plan B” will pass the House, and he thinks its passage will pressure the Senate to seriously consider the measure. “I’m not convinced at all that when it passes, it’ll die in the Senate,” he told reporters. Show More Summary