When Ted Cruz and John Boehner passively exchanged harsh words about each other this week, starting with the former House speaker calling the senator “Lucifer in the flesh” and leading the presidential hopeful to quickly fire back, neither...Show More Summary
Former House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday called Sen. Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh" -- which would have been a scathing insult except for the fact that quite a few people had to look up the devil's lesser-known name. SearchesShow More Summary
The networks reported – and enjoyed – former House Speaker John Boehner smearing Sen. Ted Cruz as “Lucifer in the flesh.” But they’re not noticing how Sen. Mike Lee fiercely denounced Boehner on the national Mark Levin radio show on Thursday night.
All three network morning shows on Friday reveled in John Boehner’s vicious attack on Ted Cruz, hyping the former House Speaker labeling the Texas senator “Lucifer in the flesh.” The NBC, CBS, and ABC broadcasts portrayed the comment as another “challenge” that “really hurts” Cruz’s campaign. Show More Summary
They agree with Boehner’s sentiments—but said there’s no way Cruz is the living incarnate of Satan. On Wednesday night, former House Speaker John Boehner bluntly called GOP candidate Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh.” When asked for his opinion about the Texas senator, Boehner said, “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner's rhetorical takedown of Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential candidate and fellow Republican, has popped the cork off a bottle bubbling with bitter GOP recriminations. Following Boehner's...Show More Summary
When former House Speaker John Boehner called Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh” on Wednesday, many of Cruz’s opponents cheered in delight. One fiercely anti-Cruz group, however, was not so pleased: the...Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz fires back at the former House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for calling him “Lucifer in the flesh” and “son of a bch” by saying “he allowed his inner Trump to come out” and framing the comments as an attack on Americans in general, not himself, according to The Week.... Show More Summary
The former House speaker offers a blunt assessment of the Texas senator: "I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”
As a former House speaker, Mr. Boehner can go public with insults he usually leveled behind closed doors, as he did in talking about Senator Ted Cruz.
Rachel Maddow exposes the widespread distaste for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz from members of his own party, including former House Speaker...
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, host Brooke Baldwin and chief political correspondent Dana Bash both seemed amused by the vitriol aimed at GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz by both former House Speaker John Boehner and by fellow candidate Donald Trump. Show More Summary
The Orange Brotherhood has to stick together: Former House Speaker John Boehner isn’t buying Sen. Ted Cruz’s pitch to unite the Republican Party against Donald Trump. In a talk at Stanford University Wednesday, the plainspoken Ohio Republican called the Texas senator “Lucifer in the flesh,” adding that he found Cruz difficult to work with in […]
The Washington Post's Philip Bump followed the Huffington Post's example on Thursday in semi-seriously pursuing whether Ted Cruz is, in fact, "Lucifer in the flesh," as former House Speaker John Boehner recently put it. But instead of...Show More Summary
Thursday night’s NBC Nightly News broadcast tried to shame Ted Cruz for earning the wrath of former House speaker John Boehner. During a speech at Stanford University yesterday, Boehner told students that he would vote for Cruz “over...Show More Summary
This week, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert finally admitted to sexually abusing teenagers when he was a high school wrestling coach in the 1970s, and he was sentenced to 15 months in prison for steps he took to pay off one of his victims. Read more...
"I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life," the former House Speaker said about one of his party's presidential hopefuls.
After former House Speaker John Boehner told students at Stanford University in California on Wednesday that GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is “Lucifer in the flesh” and “a miserable son of a bch,” an editor at the liberal Huffington...Show More Summary
The Washington media sure seems to be getting a kick out of former House Speaker John Boehner's "Lucifer in the flesh" slam on Ted Cruz, if Thursday's White House daily briefing is any indication. To assorted chuckles and titters from...Show More Summary
Former House speaker John Boehner knows all too well that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has a shtick: Insult GOP leadership, accuse them of selling out and pose as the champion of the aggrieved right-wing base. It might have worked in the presidential race, by the way, if not for Donald Trump, who one-upped him and […]