House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said on Wednesday that he does not think there needs to be a special select committee to investigate the Obama administration’s handing of the terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya last year. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) is leading the House Republican effort for a select committee and Boehner has said in [...]
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has been saying for months it's up to the Senate to get the ball rolling on a major overhaul of the nation's immigration...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday his chamber would chart its own path on immigration rather than simply considering a Senate-passed measure, quashing hopes some Democrats had for quickly enactin...
Immigration debate has been going on for weeks now. But to borrow from Churchill, we are not even at the end of the beginning. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) put out a statement on immigration today with Majority Leader Eric Cantor … Continue reading ?
On Thursday afternoon, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued a joint statement with Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Republican Conference Chairman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, and Judiciary Committee Chairman...Show More Summary
Writing at Buzzfeed, Kate Nocera notes that House Republicans are currently “unified,” but asks how long that will last. How Long Can House Republicans Go Before Turning On Each Other? Speaker John Boehner has overseen one of the most bitter and divided conferences in recent memory. Conservatives have consistently, and openly, defied him, while moderates [...]Show More Summary
Bob Somerby catches Greta Van Susteren asking House Speaker John Boehner about Benghazi last night: VAN SUSTEREN: Have you determined why the whole YouTube video thing was brought up in Benghazi in the first place, whose idea it was,...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner can't imagine President Obama didn't know about the IRS investigation until it became public: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said in an interview aired late Wednesday that it’s “inconceivable” someoneShow More Summary
In an open letter released by the American Action Forum (AAF) on Thursday, 111 conservative economists signed a pro-immigration reform letter sent to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). In an effort to garner conservative support to [...]
House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that it is "inconceivable" President Barack Obama wasn't informed of the investigation into the IRS' targeting of conservative groups before news broke earlier this month. "It's pretty inconceivable...Show More Summary
On the Tuesday, May 21, All In with Chris Hayes show on MSNBC, host Hayes mocked House Speaker John Boehner for calling for the American people "to know what the truth is" about recent Obama scandals, as the MSNBC host referred to the...Show More Summary
Every member of Ohio's delegation to the U.S. Congress, including Republicans and Democrats, both senators and Speaker of the House John Boehner signed a letter to President Barack Obama asking him resolve the issue of orphans who have been adopted by American parents, but are not allowed to leave Russia.
Click here to view this media After House Speaker John Boehner's ridiculous statement that he wants to know "who is going to jail" over the recent scandal at the IRS -- and Nancy Pelosi's statement that we need a "clear definition of...Show More Summary
------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Honorable John A. BoehnerSpeakerU.S. House of RepresentativesWasrungton, DC 20515Dear Mr. Speaker:WASHINGTON, D.C.May 17, 2013As provided by Public Law 113-3, the statutory debt limit was suspended by Congress throughMay 18, 2013. Show More Summary
Heritage Action president Michael Needham wrote to House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Thursday, urging them not to divert attention from President Barack Obama’s multiple scandals by trying to rush big government legislation through the House. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday tried to encourage negotiations on immigration legislation amid signs that a bipartisan House group trying to write a bill was near collapse.
As the world turns:The daughter of Republican House Speaker John Boehner got married on Friday in Delray Beach, Fla. Lindsay Boehner, 35, and 38-year-old Dominic Lakhan wed Friday evening in Delray Beach, Fla. He has long dreadlocks....Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - The way President Barack Obama's administration is handling itself amid parallel points of outrage displays a "remarkable arrogance" that could decay public trust of government, House Speaker John Boehner asserted Thursday. And he predicted that when all the facts emerge on the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service, employees […]
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took questions from the press on Thursday relating to his call for prison time for those individuals found culpable in the decision by the Internal Revenue Service to target conservative groups with undue scrutiny. Show More Summary
“I don’t know whether it’s [sequester] going to hurt the economy or not. I don’t think anyone quite understands how the sequester is really going to work.” – John Boehner, 3/3/13 Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) claims he did not know whether the automatic budget cuts (or sequester) imposed by the Budget Control Act [...]