Former House Speaker John Boehner said that Alaska Rep. Don Young once held a 10-inch knife to his throat in the House chamber when the two disagreed about earmarks. Young, who called the account "mostly true," later became close friends with Boehner, who served as his best man in his 2015 wedding. Former House Speaker John Boehner said Alaska Rep. Show More Summary
Former House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, said that former President George W. Bush told him that House Speaker Paul Ryan should ask him for advice more often. Boehner and Bush remain close and have both been critical of the GOP and party leaders. Former House Speaker John Boehner said that former President George W. Show More Summary
The Beltway crowd has been abuzz over the recent Politico story about former House speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio). Over the course of several interviews, Boehner speaks candidly about the reasons he abruptly resigned from the House and offers blunt assessments of President Trump, Barack Obama and members of Congress from both parties. Hidden among […]
“We’ve got some of the smartest people in America who serve in the Congress, and we’ve got some of the dumbest”, Mr Boehner said. “We have some of the nicest people you’d ever want to meet, and some that are Nazis”. After presiding over a caucus fractured by the rise of the Tea Party, which propelled multiple challenges to his leadership, Mr Boehner ultimately stepped down.
“I had a conversation with Hannity, probably about the beginning of 2015. I called him and said, ‘Listen, you’re nuts.’ We had this really blunt conversation.” — Former Speaker John Boehner, quoted by Politico.
“Fuck Jordan. Fuck Chaffetz. They’re both assholes… Jordan was a terrorist as a legislator going back to his days in the Ohio House and Senate. A terrorist. A legislative terrorist.” — Former Speaker John Boehner, quoted by Politico, about Rep. [...]
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) once pinned former Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) against a wall and held a knife to his throat during a heated debate about earmarks. John Boehner told Politico about the incident in a new profile published Sunday. Show More Summary
"John were you sober when you said this?"
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Former House Speaker John Boehner says former President Barack Obama is "scared to death" of his wife, Michelle. Citing that reason, Obama maintains that he has not smoked a cigarette in years. Former House Speaker John Boehner has shed...Show More Summary
Former Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), in a must-read Politico profile, says the Republican party is a completely adrift. Said Boehner: “Donald Trump’s not a Republican. He’s not a Democrat. He’s a populist. He doesn’t have an ideological bone in his [...]
The former House Speaker had a lot to say about the current political climate and the players involved. The post John Boehner Unleashes on a Divisive Media and the “Echo Chamber” appeared first on RedState.
In a new profile, Boehner claims he told Hannity that he’s “nuts,” calls the Freedom Caucus “anarchists,” and says Trump is “not a Republican.”
(Scott Johnson) Politico Magazine placed Tim Alberta’s long retrospective account of John Boehner’s career online last night under the heading “John Boehner unchained.” It is an extremely long article, but it is well written. It is funny. Show More Summary
The congressman-turned-Fox News contributor is a "total phony," the former House speaker says.
‘Political Twitter’ is buzzing tonight over a new John Boehner profile by POLITICO. The former House Speaker opined on the Freedom Caucus and took shots at conservative media figures like radio host Mark Levin and Fox News host Sean Hannity. Show More Summary
Former House Speaker John Boehner said he once called up Sean Hannity and said, "Listen, you're nuts." The Republican speaker often clashed with the most conservative members of his party. Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on...Show More Summary
Rep. Don Young (R-AK) once pinned Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) against a wall and held a knife to his throat, said a newly-published report in Politico. Boehner told Politico’s Tim Alberta that Young held a 10-inch knife to his throat during a heated debate about earmarks....
John Boehner says most Republicans are "throwing up" over the state of the party. Lawrence O'Donnell talks with Ron Klain, Daniel Dale & Peter Wehner, who...
Playbook: “John Boehner and Eric Cantor were thrown to the wolves a few years ago for even toying with some sort of immigration reform package. Paul Ryan promised conservatives when he won the speakership in 2015 that he would not [...