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BOEHNER: 'To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) released a new video Saturday morning that declared he is "humbled" by his party's complete domination in the midterm elections earlier in the week. "Republicans are humbled by the trust the American people have placed in us. Show More Summary

Boehner: Exec. Amnesty Will 'Erase Any Chances of Doing Immigration Reform'

House Speaker John Boehner warned President Obama that executive would “erase any chances of doing immigration reform,” during a bicameral, bipartisan meeting at the White House Friday to discuss a path forward following the midterm elections. Show More Summary

At White House, Republicans Press Obama To Drop Executive Amnesty

Congressional GOP leaders urged President Obama to drop his plans to issue an executive amnesty at the White House, according to a readout of the meeting provided by Speaker John Boehner's office. A senior GOP aide with knowledge ofShow More Summary

Caption contest: Obama Meets Congressional Leaders

From left: Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Barack Obama, outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. In back: Democratic Party mastermind and Andrew Breitbart nemesis John Podesta Not pictured: incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Republicans Still Determined to Repeal Affordable Care Act, Birth Control Benefit and All

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) told reporters Thursday that the House will vote again to entirely repeal the Affordable Care Act, regardless of what the newly Republican-dominated Senate does. Image: Shutterstock The post Republicans Still Determined to Repeal Affordable Care Act, Birth Control Benefit and All appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Politico on 2014: 'Now there could well be as many as 10 or 20 Bachmanns coming to Washington'

I'm not always a fan of Politico, but this piece by Alex Isanstadt does highlight what could turn out to be a real problem for House Republicans: They just elected a bunch of wingnuts. If House Speaker John Boehner can convince themShow More Summary

Far-right cranks get their comeuppance

The right-wing pols and the Beltway groups who make money attacking fellow Republicans are a tad desperate for attention. Their guys wiped out in Senate primaries. Their nemeses Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will soon stand astride the Congress, not only leaders of their majorities but also leaders of bigger […]

Report: Boehner's Secret Amnesty Talks With Obama Revealed

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) warned President Barack Obama again against taking executive action on immigration Thursday, telling Obama he would be playing with matches and risk burning himself. “[H]e’s going to burn himself if he continues to go down this path,” the House Speaker said. Show More Summary

The GOP prepares to lead

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said several things of consequence at his news conference on Thursday. Most widely reported, he was emphatic about immigration reform. “I’ve made clear to the President if he acts unilaterally on his own outside of his authority he will poison the well and there will be no chance for immigration […]

Obama needs to call the GOP's bluff on immigration

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has a warning for President Obama, who suggested earlier this week that he would pursue immigration reform through executive action. "I've made clear to the president that if he acts unilaterally on...Show More Summary

Obama, Boehner met secretly on immigration

By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WHITE HOUSE – President Obama and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held previously unreported talks over a legislative compromise to fix the balky immigration system starting after the 2012 election. The discussions ended this summer with the two men sitting stony-faced around a white wrought-iron table outside the Oval […]

THE HILL: After Victories, Tea Party Won’t Back Down. A broader debate building within the party…

THE HILL: After Victories, Tea Party Won’t Back Down. A broader debate building within the party, over the scope of GOP policy goals, could exacerbate tensions. Both McConnell and Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) have said they want to initially pursue smaller, bipartisan accomplishments, like approving the Keystone XL pipeline and a bill meant to encourage […]

Obama Aide: We'll Act on Immigration by New Year

The four top congressional leaders, including House Speaker John Boehner and potential Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have an appointment at the White House on Friday -- and it could get testy. Ahead of that session, leadingShow More Summary

Boehner says Obama will 'burn himself' if he acts on immigration

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

An emboldened House Speaker John A. Boehner warned Thursday that President Obama will "burn himself" if he takes executive action on immigration reform over Republican objections.

Boehner warns Obama against unilateral immigration reform

By LEAH SCHWARTING Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned President Obama Thursday against taking unilateral action on immigration reform in the wake of Tuesday’s midterm elections. “When you play with matches, you take the risk of burning yourself,” Boehner said during a press conference at the Capitol. “He’s going to […]

Boehner: Time for GOP-Led Congress to Deal with Immigration

On Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said it is time for a Republican-led Congress to move an immigration bill forward, so long as President Obama doesn't "burn himself" by enacting executive amnesty before the end of the year. Show More Summary

Obama Sent Secret Letter to Iran on ISIS, GOP Wants Keystone Pipeline, Star Wars VII Gets a Name: P.M. Links

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

President Barack Obama sent a secret letter to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei o discuss their mutual interesting in wiping out ISIS. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the Republican-controlled Congress is going...Show More Summary

Obama’s Letter to Iran Rattles Congressional Nerves

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) expressed concern Thursday when asked about President Barack Obama recent overture to Iran, in which the president outlined a shared interest in countering Islamic State militants in the region.

US House Speaker Warns Obama Will ‘Burn Himself’

Fresh off an overwhelming victory in the midterm elections and sitting on an even larger majority in the House of Representatives, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) was anything but conciliatory Thursday, chastising President Barack Obama for “playing with matches” and pledging to challenge the administration on multiple fronts. Speaking to reporters in his first news conference […]

Sanders Dodges on Support for Exec Amnesty

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) declined to say whether he supports the president’s plan to implement immigration reform through an executive order on Thursday’s “Wolf” on CNN. When Sanders was asked what he thought of House Speaker JohnShow More Summary

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