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Democrats Accuse Republicans of a Benghazi Cover-Up

It's back. Actually, it never left. Benghazi. That is, the GOP's never-ending Benghazi crusade. Last year, after Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) was tapped by House Speaker John Boehner to lead yet another Benghazi probe, he promised to helm...Show More Summary

Netanyahu; damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t

By AVI PERRY On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner extended an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an invitation to come to the United States and address a special Joint Session of Congress on the subject of the Iranian  nuclear project. Netanyahu accepted. How could he not? He does not support President Obama’s position […]

Some Fox Hosts Outraged at Boehner and Netanyahu

Max Fisher, Vox: Fox News is not exactly known as an ally of the Obama administration, especially when it comes to disputes between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, or disputes between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Show More Summary

Pelosi’s Syriana Versus Boehner’s Bibi Invitation

“I don’t believe I’m poking anyone in the eye,” House Speaker John Boehner asserted Wednesday. That was after His Speakership told the media that he had invited Israeli Prime Minister

The Unbearable Rudeness of Bibi

With the front page of the paper being occupied by so-called Deflate-gate, Congress was quick to reclaim its rightful place with its own mini-tempest over House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ("Bibi") Netanyahu...Show More Summary

Heritage Action CEO Fires Back at Boehner for Criticizing Tea Party

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Heritage Action CEO Michael Needham fired back at House Speaker John Boehner for his comments that were critical of the Tea Party and conservative groups.

Drum on GOP Moderates

Kevin Drum comments on House Speaker John Boehner’s difficulty getting anything passed with Tea Partiers to the right and “moderates” to the left on Mother Jones. This comes from LA Times reporter Lisa Mascaro, who tells us these folks “bristle” at being called moderates. The prefer to be called pragmatists. Tomayto, tomahto, says me, though [...]Show More Summary

The Insiders: Boehner sends an important signal to Iran

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is an able, savvy leader, and he knows it is extraordinary to invite a foreign leader to speak before a joint session of Congress without informing the president.  On its face, it is inappropriate. Such a breach in diplomatic protocol shouldn’t happen. It’s just not a good way to conduct […]

Republican House invites Israeli Prime Minister to 'rebut' American president's foreign policy

Politics stops at the water's edge, you see. House Speaker John Boehner is setting up his most dramatic foreign policy confrontation with President Barack Obama to date, inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak about Iran before a joint session of Congress on Feb. Show More Summary

Obama Won’t Meet With Netanyahu When He Visits D.C.

President Obama won’t meet with the Israeli prime minister when he comes to address Congress at the invitation of House Speaker John Boehner. And that’s for a very simple reason: the president doesn’t meet with other world leaders in proximity to their elections. Spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan says that in keeping with “long-standing practice and principle,” [...]

Let’s stop pretending Israel isn’t a partisan issue

When House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without bothering to let the White House know, as is normal practice when dealing with foreign leaders, he no doubt thought he was getting a little sauce for the gander. You want to find ways to get Republicans mad, President Obama? […]

Israel's Netanyahu Accepts Invitation To Address Congress

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The Israeli leader will now address a joint meeting of Congress March 3, three weeks after he was originally scheduled to speak after an invitation on Wednesday by House Speaker John Boehner.

Boehner: Netanyahu to Address Congress on March 3

House Speaker John Boehner said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to address Congress on March 3.

Boehner Snubs White House By Inviting Netanyahu To Address Congress

House Speaker John Boehner broke protocol and undermined the White House by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. Netanyahu accepted the offer and will address a joint session on Feb. 11, according to a congressional aide who spoke on background because the Israeli Embassy has not yet made a public announcement. Boehner, R-Ohio, asked [...]

Boehner Defies Obama on Iran Sanctions, Invites Netanyahu

Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he's invited Israel's prime minister to stand before Congress and push for new sanctions against its archenemy Iran. Boehner's decision to bring Benjamin Netanyahu before a joint meeting of Congress on Feb. Show More Summary

John Boehner Invites Netanyahu To Speak On Iran, White House Implodes

[guest post by Dana] Whether you are in the diplomatic breach of protocol camp or the Speaker grew a pair camp, it is safe to say that House Speaker John Boehner’s invite to Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress next month about the Iranian nuclear program has angered the White House. Boehner was prompted to […]

Boehner Snubs Obama While Inviting Netanyahu

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) “invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress on Feb. 11 — an invitation the White House called a breach of normal protocol,” Roll Call reports. “Boehner said at a [...] The post Boehner Snubs Obama While Inviting Netanyahu appeared first on Political Wire.

State of the Union Address Fumbles in Fact-Checks, Boehner Invites Netanyahu for Visit, Boston Employees Must Be Nice to Olympics: P.M. Links

5 days agoNews : Reason

Fact-checkers say "not so fast" to the claims in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address about our economic recovery and the real details of he "free community college" plan. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) invited Israel...Show More Summary

John Boehner Calls for Israeli Prime Minister to Address Congress on Iran

House Speaker, John Boehner snubbed President Obama by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address congress regarding the Iranian threat. Boehner’s actions are in response to President Barack Obama’a State of The Union Address. Show More Summary

Boehner Invites Binyamin Netanyahu to Speak To Congress on Iran Nuke Program, After Obama Threatens Veto on Iran Sanctions;White House, Get This, Gets Girlishly Snitty

So, Boehner is asking Netanyahu to speak before Congress on Iran, which is sort of like Woody Allen pulling out Marshall McLuhan from behind a wall in Annie Hall. House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday he is inviting Israeli Prime...

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