WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) of Ohio has returned from a visit to Lithuania where he affirmed Congress' commitment to offering military assistance to the region to counter Russian aggression. The U.S. has announced plans to offer tanks and other equipment to six former Soviet bloc nations including Lithuania to help counter the threat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders have handed a subcommittee gavel back to a defiant colleague days after revoking it in an act of party discipline. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) supported Chaffetz' initial decision as part of a larger move to discipline the GOP's sometimes unruly right flank.
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his allies are charging ahead with their effort to punish conservatives who have been a thorn in leadership’s side – a purge that’s roiling the GOP conference. Latest victim is Rep. Ken Buck (Colo), who could be stripped of his title as GOP … Continue reading Boehner pushing back at pesky conservatives
GOP LEADERSHIP EXACTS RETRIBUTION: House Speaker John Boehner and his “leadership” team are exacting retribution against numerous conservative GOP members who have bucked leadership on a variety of issues, most notably voting against Boehner as Speaker, and against Obamatrade. The most recent victim is Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), who has been removed from his chairmanship […]
Well, it sure looks like nothing's going to move on this, but it ain't dead yet. WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has no plans to negotiate with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after her caucus torpedoed...Show More Summary
The House GOP leadership’s hostility to reforming the U.S. Intelligence Community is on full display this week. The House Rules Committee (which is controlled by House Speaker John Boehner) blocked several key reform amendments to the...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he's committed to passing a major trade deal as soon as possible, but he has not figured a way out of Congress' logjam on legislation that's a priority for President Barack Obama. Most House Democrats defied Obama last week and rejected a bill to give him "fast track" negotiating authority on trade deals.
TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. OBAMA SCRAMBLES TO RESURRECT TRADE PLAN With House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi refusing to come...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has no plans to negotiate with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after her caucus torpedoed a trade deal backed by President Barack Obama and Boehner, a GOP leadership aide...Show More Summary
"Republicans did our part," House Speaker John Boehner said of today's drama on the House floor. Strictly speaking, that's not quite right.
Over at the Hill, Kevin Cirilli has a very good piece on the politics of reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank: House speaker John Boehner is a supporter of the bank, but numerous members of his caucus and most leading presidential candidates from his own party want to see it lapse. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner just can't stop talking about how horrible Obamacare is for the economy. That's even after jobs reports that regularly prove him wrong. In fact, look what happened by last fall: There's one sector of the economy that's doing really well, one that has a lot of professional, living-wage paying jobs. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner said he could support a measure to withhold funding from the State Department over their stonewalling of the House’s Benghazi investigation.
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert resigns from his lobbying post at Dickstein Shapiro after the feds bring charges in Chicago. Lawyers for current House Speaker John Boehner fought Thursday to keep alive Republicans' suit against Obama's health care law. And a legal battle between two entrepreneurs is keeping hologram technology from its... Read the whole entry... »
Raise your hand if you found someone else's gun in your bathroom. After incidents in which various members of the Capitol Police left their loaded guns in public bathrooms (one in House Speaker John Boehner's offices, but don't worry—a...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence keeps piling up that Boehner's the stupid one here. The United States spends far...Show More Summary
US House Speaker John Boehner said that the US Senate should act to pass legislation to end the US National Security Agency’s practice of bulk collection of data and replace it with a different program.
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday called on the Obama administration to formulate a "long-term plan" that would address the problems plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs, including improper spending of taxpayer funds and secret lists that have kept veterans waiting for care. "Just one person has been fired. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says the Department of Veterans Affairs is no better off a year after former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki (shin-SEHK'-ee) resigned. Shinseki had stepped down amid a scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking health care and falsified records to cover up the delays.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that President Barack Obama should not expect to receive military authorization to continue the fight against terror group ISIS in Iraq and Syria. While Boehner has argued that Obama has not presented a real strategy on how to effectively fight ISIS, other lawmakers, such as Rep. Show More Summary