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Brewing Republican civil war ahead of debt ceiling vote

As disruptive as Donald Trump has been for the Republican party, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might just be their bigger problem right now. Apparently, major Republican donors are holding back...Show More Summary

John Boehner Is Glad ‘That Jackass’ Ted Cruz Is Out of His Hair

Since Ted Cruz habitually undermines the GOP leadership and threatens to shut down the government, we assumed that House Speaker John Boehner was not a big fan, and now he's confirmed it: Boehner called the Texas senator a "jackass" at a Colorado fundraiser on Wednesday night. Two people in attendance... More »

US Lawmakers to Seek Vote to Oust House Speaker - Congressman

US Congressman Mark Meadows will file a motion to seek the vote in the House of Representatives on ousting House Speaker John Boehner from his leadership position, media reported on Monday.

Boehner Spokesman Accuses Clinton of Lying Over Plan to Reveal Her Emails

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lied when she claimed that she had asked her work-related e-mails to be turned over to investigators, Kevin Smith, spokesman for the US House Speaker John Boehner said on Monday.

Reopening the US Embassy in Cuba is about Headlines, Not Spreading Democracy, says John Boehner

Free Beacon with the latest: House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) criticized the Obama administration for normalizing relations with Cuba for the purpose of “collecting headlines” rather than encouraging democracy. While Secretary of State John Kerry cheered the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba Friday, Boehner insisted that the celebration will do nothing to bring “real […]

Boehner: Opening US Embassy in Havana Fails to Implement Democracy in Cuba

US House Speaker John Boehner claims that normalizing relations with Cuba will not bring the Cuban people democracy because the Cuban government continues its dictatorial practices.

John Boehner Is A Grandfather Now

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is a grandfather! The GOP leader tweeted out the good news on Thursday: It’s a boy! Very excited to announce the birth of my first grandchild, Alistair Lane. Both baby & mother are doing well. — Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) August 13, 2015 After he was congratulated by Rep. Show More Summary

Pope Francis to Gift Rare $8 Million Bible to Library of Congress During US Visit

Pope Francis, who is scheduled to address a joint session of Congress in September, plans to donate a rare Bible costing $8 million to House Speaker John Boehner and the Library of Congress, according to reports.

A Reminder from Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu: The Iran Deal is a Bad Deal

House Speaker John Boehner’s office issued this reminder about what Israel’s prime minister said back in March about Obama’s Iran deal. Check out his speech in the video below and at this link.

Hunting club linked to killer of Cecil the lion donates to top Republican lawmakers

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A hunting club that suspended a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has given money to the campaigns of numerous U.S. politicians, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, a watchdog group’s records show. Safari Club International...

Boehner Brushes Off Leadership Challenge

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) brushed off a challenge to his leadership, but showed some irritation.

The real danger from the GOP’s latest mutiny against John Boehner

If you thought the days of bad blood between House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and rank-and-file House lawmakers were on hold, at least for the summer, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) apparently didn’t get the memo. Tuesday night, the congressman marked his 56 th birthday by filing a resolution in the House to force Boehner from the top leadership post. Show More Summary

GOP Congressman Launches Surprise Bid to Oust Speaker Boehner

Republicans have revolted against House Speaker John Boehner on numerous occasions, but since the last embarrassing but ineffective coup attempt in January, there hasn't been much grumbling about stripping him of the speakership. That's why Representative Mark Meadows's "motion to vacate the chair" on Tuesday was so surprising. According to... More »

Majority Back Bencher

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This week Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) filed a motion to remove House Speaker John Boehner. This appears to be payback for Boehner's removing Meadows from a subcommittee chairmanship earlier this year. Meadows is also largely credited (or blamed) for the 2013 government shutdown. In the disastrous wake of that move, Meadows has vehemently denied any credit.

Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent

WASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP. On Tuesday, Rep. Show More Summary

THE ATTEMPTED COUP BEGINS: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) files a motion to oust House Speaker John Boehne…

THE ATTEMPTED COUP BEGINS: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) files a motion to oust House Speaker John Boehner. Mr. Meadows, North Carolina Republican, filed a motion to “vacate the chair,” which could force a no-confidence vote by the full chamber and result in the removal of Mr. Boehner as speaker. In the resolution, Mr. Meadows says Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, “has […]

Republican Submits Measure to Push Out Boehner

Rep. Mark Meadows on Tuesday submitted a measure to push House Speaker John Boehner out of the top position in the chamber, escalating a long-simmering clash between some conservatives and the Republican leader.

McConnell blinks on highway bill, Boehner wins

They just did something kind of right. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is apparently capable of learning from his mistakes. He's decided to give in to House Speaker John Boehner in their game of chicken over the highway funding bill. Show More Summary

Conservative pushes symbolic effort against Boehner

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative Republican who was disciplined earlier this year by House Speaker John Boehner is pushing a largely symbolic effort to strip the Ohio Republican of his position as the top House leader. Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina on Tuesday filed a resolution to vacate the chair, an initial procedural step. Show More Summary

Mr. Speaker Cries During Golf Interview

US House Speaker John Boehner has a reputation for wearing his emotions on his sleeve. He’s cried over Winston Churchill. He’s cried over America’s faltering economy. He’s even cried over legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, who is still alive, by the way. Which could explain why he chokes up during this Golf Channel interview.

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