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GOP Whip Steve Scalise Comes Under Fire For Supporting Obama's Executive Amnesty Via Omnibus Backing

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) is coming under fire in conservative circles for supporting the effort by House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) to reach a spending deal that would fund President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty. Show More Summary

Boehner, House Republicans Bow to Schumer, Drop Terrorism Insurance from Omnibus

Speaker John Boehner and Republican House leaders have reportedly given in to Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and pulled the reauthorization of terrorism insurance from the draft omnibus spending bill. “An aide said Tuesday that the reauthorization...Show More Summary

Report: Boehner's Omnibus Deal With Democrats Surrenders On Border Crisis, Forces Nearly All Republicans To Flip-Flop From Previous Position

House Speaker John Boehner’s forthcoming $1 trillion-plus omnibus spending deal—the text of which he still hasn’t released—will reportedly surrender every gain Republicans made this summer on the border crisis. The deal, which Boehner...Show More Summary

Boehner Doing Exactly What He Accused Nancy Pelosi Of In 2009: Hiding 'Omnibus' From Americans, Lawmakers Before Rushing It To Floor Vote

If lawmakers in the House vote this week on a “CR-omnibus” spending package, House Speaker John Boehner will be doing exactly what he accused former Speaker Nancy Pelosi of doing on a similar bill in 2009: Ramming it down Americans’ and lawmakers’ throats without anyone having time to read the bill. Show More Summary

Sheriffs to Converge On DC, Demand GOP Block Boehner's Plan to Fund Obama's Amnesty

On Wednesday, 50 sheriffs from around the country will converge on Washington, D.C. to demand that the GOP block House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) plans to fund Obama's executive amnesty. According to the Federation for American Immigration...Show More Summary

Report: Boehner's Amnesty Omnibus Begins To Fall Apart

An action alert sent to Capitol Hill staffers from CQ Roll Call suggests that House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to fund President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty action for illegal aliens in a “CR-omnibus” bill may be beginning to fall apart—even as Nancy Pelosi’s top lieutenant Steny Hoyer has been pushing Democrats to help Boehner pass it. Show More Summary

Exclusive: House GOP Leaders Trick 216 House Republicans into Accidentally Supporting Obama's Executive Amnesty

In a lengthy interview on Friday afternoon, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) exposed how House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise strengthened President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty with...Show More Summary

John Boehner has a race horse named after him: 'Weeper of the House'

House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) unflattering nickname is now the name of a horse. And no, it's not a phallic innuendo. When Boehner cried after taking control of Congress in 2010, some in the press dubbed him "Weeper of the House."...Show More Summary

GOP Congressman Wants To Defund Air Force One

If you stayed home on during the midterm elections, then this is what you gifted the rest of us with. Republicans don’t believe that House Speaker John Boehner is aggressive enough, so they’re jumping off the crazy cliff in hopes that he will follow their lead. Via the Washington Post: Late Tuesday, Rep. Paul C. [...]

Chuck Todd: No Shutdown Because Boehner Has 'More Control' of GOP

NBC News Political Director and Host of "Meet the Press," Chuck Todd predicted that there will not be a government shutdown in part because "[Speaker] John Boehner (R-OH) has got more control of this conference than ever before" on Friday's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" on MSNBC. Show More Summary

Authorization to tie the commander in chief’s hands

House Speaker John Boehnersays that if the White House wants an authorization for use of force against the Islamic State, the president should ask for one. “In the new Congress, I would urge the president to submit a new Authorization for Use of Military Force regarding our efforts to defeat and to destroy ISIL.  I […]

Conservatives Should Accept Boehner Immigration Plan

Speaker John Boehner’s plan to fund the government operations for a year, but excepting Immigration and Customs Enforcement from the bill is a great deal that conservatives should accept and

Pelosi urges House Democrats to make Boehner do his job

House Speaker John Boehner's ongoing reality is that, in order to overcome the extremists in his conference and avoid things like government shutdowns, he has to have Democratic votes. Which gives Democrats power, and Minority Leader...Show More Summary

Cruz vs. Boehner Again as New Shutdown Looms

House Speaker John Boehner's new plan to avoid a government shutdown over immigration is running into a major hurdle: Sen. Ted Cruz. Cruz, who played a key role organizing House conservatives in the run up to the 2013 shutdown over health care, made clear that he'll be taking up a similar role on immigration this week as well. Show More Summary

Boehner vows to avoid government shutdown with help from Democrats

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Overriding objections from some conservative Republicans, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner vowed on Thursday to plow ahead with a spending bill that averts a government shutdown while keeping some budget "leverage" over President Barack Obama's immigration order. Show More Summary

Boehner: More Obama Talks, More Unpopular He Becomes

Thursday at his weekly press conference, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) took a shot at President Barack Obama when asked if in retaliation for his executive order amnesty he would decline to invite the president to speak at the State of the Union. Show More Summary

Boehner: Americans ‘Deserve More Answers’ About Eric Garner’s Death

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House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Americans have many unanswered questions about the details surrounding the death of Eric Garner and the subsequent non-indictment of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, and added that Americans "deserve more answers."

Boehner: Current Funding Plan 'Best Chance for Success'

Despite criticism from his party’s conservative wing that House Leadership’s government funding plan does not got far enough to combat President Obama’s executive amnesty, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) argues that the current strategy...Show More Summary

John Boehner Just Summed Up His Approach To Barack Obama In 2 Incredible Sentences

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) showed his ability to deliver presidential-level burns Thursday morning. Some Republicans, infuriated by President Barack Obama's recent executive action on immigration, have reportedly floated the idea of denying President Barack Obama access to the House chamber for his 2015 State of the Union speech. Show More Summary

Boehner: American People Deserve More Answers on Garner, Brown

Thursday at his weekly press conference, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) addressed both the controversies surrounding the deaths at the hand of law enforcement officers of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Boehner said, "Clearly both of these are serious tragedies we have seen in our society. Show More Summary

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