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Poll: Americans know who to blame for possible DHS shutdown

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) House Republicans aren't budging—they will shut down the Department of Homeland Security if the Senate and President Obama don't bow to their demand to undo Obama's immigration executive action. Show More Summary

Boehner: Judge’s Immigration Ruling Should Clear Way for DHS Funding Bill

last weekNews : Mediaite

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said Tuesday morning that a federal judge's ruling halting the implementation of President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration should clear the way for a Department of Homeland Security Funding bill and avoid a possible shutdown.

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Speaker Boehner is horrible at his job

We begin today's roundup with The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson taking Speaker John Boehner to task for his attempts to link Department of Homeland Security funding with attacks on President Obama's immigration order: This is not a dispute over money; the House isn’t being frugal. Show More Summary

Boehner: I Hid Netanyahu Invitation from White House

David Harris Gershon, Daily Kos: Today on Fox News, House Speaker John Boehner admitted that he concealed his invitation to Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to avoid the President and his staff from "getting in the way."Show More Summary

Boehner admits he intentionally kept Netanyahu plans from White House

Boehner will probably stay awake during Netanyahu's speech. House Speaker John Boehner says he he meant to do that. John Boehner, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said he kept the White House out of the loop when heShow More Summary

Boehner gives into crazy caucus, is ready to shut down Homeland Security

So much for his big stick. Congressional Republicans don't have many good options for getting out of the mess they've made over Homeland Security funding, so they've apparently decided to do nothing. House Speaker John Boehner appeared...Show More Summary

Boehner Says He Would Allow Shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner said that he was “prepared to allow funding for the Department of Homeland Security to lapse, raising the possibility that one of the government’s largest and most vital agencies could be shut down at the end [...] The post Boehner Says He Would Allow Shutdown appeared first on Political Wire.

Boehner accuses Obama of animosity for Netanyahu

House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday accused the White House of “animosity” towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose planned speech before the US Congress has stirred up a political furor in both countries. Boehner defended his decision to invite Netanyahu to give an address on Iran’s nuclear program before Congress next month, flouting diplomatic […]

Boehner Ready to Let Bill for Funding DHS Pass Its Expiration Date

last weekNews : Truthdig

Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore (CC-BY-SA) Who’s ready for another government shutdown threat? House Speaker John Boehner, for one. Here’s a taste of what a Republican-dominated Congress can do: On Sunday, Boehner made an appearanceShow More Summary

Boehner’s Stunning Fox News Interview: I Didn’t Want ‘Interference’ From Obama In Netanyahu Speech

Conservatives, conservative talkers and many conservatives new media types like to suggest Speaker of the House John Boehner is not a real conservative. No, in fact, John Boehner is now appearing to be a virtual radical, if you read the interview he gave to Fox News. He is conducting institutional business in way we have [...]Show More Summary

Boehner says Obama's military authorization request falls short

House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio said President Obama's request to Congress to authorize military operations against Islamic State isn't sufficient and that he will aim to strengthen it in the coming weeks.

Boehner: Benghazi Investigation Not an Attempt to Hurt Hillary

last weekNews : Mediaite

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) assured Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that continued investigations into the 2012 Benghazi attack are not part of an effort to undermine former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 president campaign.

Boehner Accuses Obama Of ‘Animosity’ Toward Netanyahu

House Speaker John Boehner said he didn’t want the White House to mess up the invitation for the Israeli prime minister to come to the United States because of its “animosity” toward him. “I wanted to make sure there was no interference,” Boehner said. “There’s no secret here in Washington about the animosity that this [...]

Did Boehner Just Admit He Kept White House Out of the Loop on Netanyahu Invitation?

last weekNews : Mediaite

The geopolitical grade school drama that is House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) speaking invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got another scene this morning, as Boehner seemed to tacitly admit to Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace that he had kept the Obama administration in the dark on the invite.

Boehner ready to let funding lapse for Homeland Security agency

last weekNews : The Raw Story

John Boehner, the Republican House of Representatives speaker, said he is willing to let funding for the Department of Homeland Security lapse as part of a Republican push to roll back President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. With a Feb. 27 deadline looming for funding the...

Boehner Says Homeland Security Could Go Unfunded

House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday he’s “certainly” willing to allow funding for the Department of Homeland Security to lapse in less than two weeks.

Boehner: Didn’t Want White House Screwing up Netanyahu Invitation with Their ‘Animosity’

last weekNews : Mediaite

House speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke to Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace Sunday morning about what Wallace characterized as the GOP's majority's slow start in Congress and his controversial invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which was considered a breach of protocol by Democrats.

Boehner ‘Certainly’ Prepared to Let DHS Funding Expire: Senate Dems ‘Would Be to Blame’

last weekNews : Mediaite

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace repeatedly questioned House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Sunday morning over the upcoming deadline for Department of Homeland Security funding, which is set to expire at the end of February, just before Congress goes on a week-long recess.

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Good morning! In honor of Beck's Grammy win, I went with this video today. Here's what's on the menu: Fox News Sunday Big guests: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. High on the agenda: Authorizing...Show More Summary

Republicans rally for the Keystone pipeline as bill heads to Obama’s desk

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

US House Speaker John Boehner signed the bill Friday approving the Keystone XL pipeline between Canada and the United States, sending it to President Barack Obama who has vowed a veto. “The Keystone XL pipeline is a good idea for our economy, and it’s a good idea for our country,”...

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