Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner are refusing to appoint members to a panel to contain Medicare spending as required in the Affordable Care Act. In a letter to President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) noted their original opposition to Obamacare, reiterated their [...]
"After two years of being front and center in the GOP's fight with President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner seems to be missing in action from messaging and legislative battles, worried Republicans told BuzzFeed this week." "True,...Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner will probably have to allow a vote in the House on an immigration bill that does not have the support of a majority of the Republican caucus, a top Democrat said in a video interview with The Wall Street Journal...
House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell released a letter on Thursday stating that they would not recommend individuals for appointment to the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), an obscure government panel created as part of the Affordable Care Act in an effort to reduce cost growth in Medicare. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner is asking for release of an email that he says proves the State Department believed “Islamic terrorists were responsible for the Benghazi attack. But the email in question says “Islamic extremists” not “terrorists.” “The distinction is important, administration officials said, because while the White House did not initially characterize the attack [...]
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) demanded the release of an e-mail that he said showed that State Department officials believed from the start that "Islamic terrorists" were linked to the Benghazi attack but have declined to say soShow More Summary
Josh Barro: >Boehner Accidentally Explains Why His Deficit Position Is Phony: Yesterday, in an interview with Bloomberg Television, House Speaker John Boehner warned that the U.S. government must balance its budget. After all, he said: >>We have spent more than what we have brought into this government for 55 of the last 60 years. Show More Summary
On Thursday, a group of House Republicans including Speaker John Boehner demanded that the White House turn over emails regarding the Benghazi terrorist attacks on September 11, 2012 that left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. Show More Summary
This just in at Talking Points Memo: In a letter to President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) noted their original opposition to Obamacare, reiterated their intent to repeal it entirely, and declared that they would not make any appointments to the Independent Payment Advisory Board. The IPAB [...]
CNN's GUT CHECK | for May 9, 2013 | 5 p.m. - n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle DEVELOPING: SPEAKER URGES WHITE HOUSE TO RELEASE BENGHAZI EMAILS... House Speaker John Boehner called on President Barack Obama today to release e-mails that he says show how the […]
Why are Republicans holding yet another futile, time-wasting and taxpayer-money-wasting Obamcare repeal vote next week? House Speaker John Boehner explains. “We’ve got 70 new members who have not had an opportunity to vote on the president’s health care law,” Boehner said. Show More Summary
Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner James Comer met with some powerful people in D.C. yesterday: a White House staffer, members of the Department of Agriculture and the EPA, and House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio). The reason for his visit is the hemp commission his state created earlier this year. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is asking the White House and State Department to hand over emails related to the Sept. 11th, 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, which House committees were able to see, but not keep or share, during their investigation into the …
(CNN) – House Speaker John Boehner called on President Obama to release emails that he says show how the White House wanted to change the Benghazi attack "talking points." Secretary of State John Kerry, meanwhile, vowed Thursday to "leave no stone unturned" in looking into the matter and answering questions about the attack. At a […]
Republican resistance to President Obama's second-term plans "intensified another couple of notches today," David Hawkings reports. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "announced they would simply ignore...Show More Summary
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
On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said he "probably" would not support the online sales tax bill the Senate passed on Monday. "I just think that moving this bill where you have 50 different sales tax codes, it is a mess out there,” Boehner said. Show More Summary
Democrats are seizing on an admission from House Speaker John Boehner that a Republican-led bill to prioritize debt payments would pay China before U.S. troops. During an interview with Bloomberg TV on Tuesday, Boehner was asked about the Full Faith and Credit act, which is expected to come to a House vote this week. Show More Summary
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner was recorded teaching Bloomberg's Peter Cook how to knot a tie.
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John A. Boehner said holders of U.S. government bonds should be paid first if the nation's debt limit is breached, even if that means that China would get preference over the salaries of U.S. troops.