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Speaker Boehner's Office: 'President's Unilateral Action Sets Stage for Another Surge of Illegal Immigration'

A spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner is warning of more illegal immigration in the wake of President Obama’s executive amnesty. In a Tuesday dispatch from the Speaker’s office, spokesman Matt Wolking detailed recent developments...Show More Summary

House GOP Benghazi Probe Goes On Despite Intel Panel Report

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) said Monday that Rep. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) will continue to head a special panel to investigate the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, pushing ahead with the probe despite the release Friday of a GOP-led report that found no attempt to mislead the public.

Five Reasons Why John Boehner’s Obamacare Lawsuit Doesn’t Pass the Straight-Face Test

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

When I heard in June that House Speaker John Boehner threatened to sue the Obama administration for implementing health care and immigration reform via executive order, I not only cracked a wry grin, I nearly doubled over in laughter, thinking that such a case would never see daylight.

Boehner: Hagel Resignation Should Spur 'Re-Thinking' of Strategy to Confront ISIS

The resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel should fit into a broader conversation about national defense, according to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). “This personnel change must be part of a larger re-thinking of our strategy...Show More Summary

Jarrett: Boehner Asked Obama For Help Avoiding Conservatives' Ire

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) requested that President Barack Obama avoid making a “very public push” on immigration during the midterm primaries, according to White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett. Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times'...Show More Summary

Luis Gutierrez: Exec Amnesty Critics Think Obama 'Took the Gavel Away' from Speaker Boehner

On Sunday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said critics of President Barack Obama's executive amnesty are acting as if Obama took House Speaker John Boehner's gavel after his State of the Union address in January when Obama declared he would not hesitate to act unilaterally on issues like immigration. Show More Summary

You Speak. I Rule. And Then You Shut Up.

After months of threatening, House Speaker John Boehner filed a lawsuit against President Obama for what he calls abuse of the president’s executive authority relating to the healthcare law hereinafter known as Obamacare. In spite of his earlier threats to include Obama’s new immigration order in the lawsuit, in the end it wasn’t a part of it, though […]

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Republicans are hopping mad about President Obama’s new order on immigration: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) vowed Friday to confront President Obama’s unilateral executive actions to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, saying the moves were “damaging the presidency” and warning that Congress will not let them stand without a fight. “The House […]

Obama’s Actions Won’t Increase Illegal Immigration, Expert Says

House Speaker John Boehner is arguing that President Obama’s moves to defer deportations for up to five million undocumented immigrants will make illegal immigration worse, citing President Obama’s own past words to make the argument. But a top immigration expert disagreed, arguing that the causes of illegal immigration are more complex. Obama announced Thursday that…

Nothing Will Come of Something

Furious over Barack Obama's recent executive orders, House Speaker John Boehner announced today that he would sue the president for doing something about health care, and institute impeachment proceedings against him for trying to fix immigration and climate change. Show More Summary

House GOP Sues Obama Administration to Stop "Unilateral Actions" on Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner announced Friday that Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have sued President Barack Obama's administration to contest “unilateral actions on the health care law that they say are abuses of the president’s executive authority,” the New York Times reports.

Boehner Files Lawsuit Over Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner says The House of Representatives has filed a long-delayed lawsuit over President Obama’s changes to Obamacare. “Time after time, the president has chosen to ignore the will of the American people and re-write federal law on his own without a vote of Congress. Show More Summary

A Republic, If We Can Keep It: The Founders vs. 'Emperor Obama'

As “Emperor Obama”—to cite a title applied to Barack Obama by House Speaker John Boehner, Senator Jeff Sessions, and others—proceeds with his plan to trample the Constitution by issuing an Executive Order on amnesty for illegals, perhaps it’s worth looking back to see how the authors of the Constitution might have reacted to such a crisis. Show More Summary

Boehner: The House Will in Fact Act

On Friday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) reacted to President Barack Obama’s speech before the American people laying out his planned changes to U.S. immigration policy through executive action. Boehner explained to reporters atShow More Summary

BOEHNER: Obama Is 'Damaging The Presidency Itself'

The immigration showdown between Congress and the White House is fully underway. In a press conference Friday morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) slammed President Barack Obama yet again and vowed that his chamber will move to thwart Obama's new executive actions on immigration reform. Show More Summary

Boehner: 'We Will Not Stand Idly By As President Undermines The Rule Of Law'

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama acted like a king when he deferred the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants.

Boehner: Obama Acting Like 'An Emperor'

Hours before President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about his long anticipated executive actions on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner has released a video statement chastising the president for going at it alone. “InsteadShow More Summary

Boehner's Office Lists 22 Times Obama Argued Against Executive Amnesty

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is using President Barack Obama’s own words to argue against executive action on immigration. Boehner spokesman Matt Wolking on Wednesday laid out 22 instances when Obama said he could not create orShow More Summary

Borowitz: GOP Immigration Plan: ‘Make America Somewhere No One Wants To Live’

Andy Borowitz’s satirical take on immigration is almost too true to be satire. Appearing with House Speaker John Boehner, McConnell said that, in contrast to President Obama’s “Band-Aid fixes,” the Republican plan would address “the root cause of immigration, which is that the United States is, for the most part, habitable.” “For years, immigrants have looked [...]

“Dead Reform Walking:” On Fairness, Immigration, and Spending

A Senator says “no way” to a bill that won’t see December’s light of day. As far as the lame-duck Congress is concerned, the Marketplace Fairness Act is dead: House Speaker John Boehner assured as much last week. Senator Ted Cruz has...Show More Summary

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