Bizarre, even for John Boehner. He released that monkey video to let us know that this is what he does in Washington. Or something. So is the message that he's just a windup toy? Or that he's in Washington to entertain children? Or some argle-bargle I can't figure out? Never mind that we've got foreign crises and more. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama may have helped win an Emmy award for his work with Zach Galifianakis, but House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) is making his play to wrest the quirky video crown away with his own odd co-star: a toy monkey.
Reps. Dave Camp and John Boehner, lining their pockets through tax inversions. Congressional Democrats have jumped on the issue of tax inversions, introducing legislaton that would curb the practice by which American companies avoid hefty corporate taxes by buying a foreign company and then relocating their headquarters there. Show More Summary
'That's what I do all day!'
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Especially when your glass house is the House of Representatives. Speaker of the House John Boehner made headlines last month, when he launched a misguided lawsuit against President...Show More Summary
Ever wonder what it’s like to be Speaker of the House? Congressman John Boehner explains. According to the Office of Speaker John A. Boehner 2013 Intern Manual, said monkey “was given to the Speaker as a birthday gift after the jokeShow More Summary
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) is kind of like a toy monkey, according to John Boehner. With Washington more or less done trying to work on anything substantive for the year, Boehner's office on Tuesday posted a video of the House leader playing with a toy wind-up monkey. Show More Summary
This actually makes John Boehner likeable. He says he’s like a windup monkey toy. “Every 15 or 20 minutes they come in and wind me up and I do my thing.” Now read this:Obama Broke Politics Again: Sent John Boehner An Email That Got Him Hopping Mad! (Aug 7, 2014) Obama Expected To Take Executive [...]
Congressman Boehner is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. It’s a powerful job, but you might not realize it from this clip.
The official government office of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) posted to its website on Tuesday a slickly produced 40-second video centered on a wind-up toy monkey that sits in Boehner’s house.
In the wake of a Government Accountability Office report that concluded the Obama administration broke the law when it released five Taliban Guantanamo prisoners for Bowe Bergdahl, House Speaker John Boehner slammed the administration’s propensity to ignore laws. Show More Summary
The congressman on how to fix America, why Rand Paul is wrong and evading John Boehner’s toxic smoke
With special cameos from Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner
By David Lawder FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he had better be sure Grothman and his fellow House of Representatives newcomers are happy....
If you ever find yourself in a poker game with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), watch for when he breaks out the cigarettes. "If it’s a good meeting, he might go without one," Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) writes in his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea. Show More Summary
The indictment of Governor Rick Perry of Texas and his subsequent court case are about to complicate things politically for John Boehner. No matter the actual outcome of Perry's case, the arguments made by Perry and his supporters are...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama is not serious about securing the border, but neither was former President George W. Bush, according to House Speaker John Boehner. “No, no. That’s the issue.” Boehner said when asked in an interview with North Dakota radio host Scott Hennen if Obama would like to secure the border. Show More Summary
It must have been some Democrat who bought a billboard in Cleveland shouting for impeachment with a pair of testicles and an ugly caricature of Obama. John Boehner insists that that the GOP base and a Nugent show’s worth of elected Republicans have absolutely not frothed nonstop about impeaching the President since the day Obama [Read more...]
LINCOLN, N.D. (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner's fundraising skills are in a class of their own, helping him raise more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helping to raise tens of millions more to help Republican allies.
How does John Boehner get re-elected? Ask his big-nosed friend, Gerry. Gerry Mander. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, third in line to the White House, is elected by a very non-representative suburban, rural and overwhelmingly...Show More Summary