The Freedom Caucus is a rowdy band of GOP US House members most famous for triggering government shutdowns, pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and driving former GOP Speaker John Boehner from his post on the theory he wasn't conservative enough. Show More Summary
Mulvaney, 49, was elected in the 2010 tea party wave and is a founder of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus, whose members pushed former Speaker John Boehner from power and have caused heartburn for current Speaker Paul Ryan. Mulvaney...Show More Summary
Representative Mick Mulvaney is a fierce advocate of deep spending cuts and helped found the House Freedom Caucus, the group of conservative lawmakers who pushed for Speaker John A. Boehner to resign.
During an interview on Cincinnati's WCPO, former House Speaker John Boehner gave his opinion on President-elect Donald Trump and life after...
Former Speaker of the House John Boehner has made it known how much he misses working in government. (Hint: He doesn't.) "Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah. Every morning," Boehner told WCPO. Since he was forced out by members of his own party in the House, Boehner has been watching from the sidelines and seems to be enjoying it. Show More Summary
Former House Speaker John Boehner told WCPO that Donald Trump reminds him of Teddy Roosevelt, “another guy who saw himself larger than life.” He added: “You look at what Teddy Roosevelt did, he came in to do big things. Donald [...]
Former House Speaker John Boehner is very, very happy that he no longer has to care about politics or what's happening in Washington.
In retrospect, it’s funny to think about how way back in 2011, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner came oh so close to inking the sort of entitlement program-cutting “grand bargain” that would have sent the Beltway pundit class into heights of orgiastic ecstasy while, you know, economically immiserating millions of people. Show More Summary
Former House Speaker John Boehner said he's glad he wasn't part of the 2016 campaign cycle. "Every day I'd watch it and was like, 'Thank God I'm not in the middle of this,'" Boehner told Cincinnati new station WCPO. "It was the mostShow More Summary
Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner sees President-elect Donald Trump as a modern-day Teddy Roosevelt, a populist who wants to do "big things." The Ohio Republican told WCPO.com in Cincinnati … Click to Continue »
Rep. Mark Meadows, the North Carolina Republican who helped prompt House Speaker John Boehner’s exit from Capitol Hill, has been elected chair of the House Freedom Caucus. Meadows, R-N.C., was … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON ? House Republicans are expected to vote on whether to water down a key piece of former House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) legacy ? the 2011 ban on earmarks. The House Republican Conference on Wednesday will consider aShow More Summary
The presidential election could determine the ideology of the Supreme Court for a generation—and that's putting some Republicans in a bind. Some, like former Republican House Speaker John Boehner, are supporting Donald Trump solely on the basis of the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
Vice co-founder Shane Smith’s interview with John Boehner, which aired last Tuesday on Vice News Tonight, opens with b-roll footage of the former House Speaker mowing his lawn, then pensively smoking a cigarette as he peers into the distance. It’s the portrait of a suburban dad in retirement. It also serves as a reminder of the onetime tagline of Vice’s...
Former House Speaker John Boehner has stayed pretty quiet since leaving Capitol Hill. But, in an interview with Fox News's Brit Hume Wednesday...
Uh-oh. House Speaker Paul Ryan, who just a year ago took over after extremist House Republicans revolted against John Boehner, is in trouble with extremist House Republicans over his attempt to walk a line on Donald Trump. Ryan has tried...Show More Summary
The Hill reports: Former Speaker of the House John Boehner says that despite numerous problems with the Republican presidential nominee, he is committed to vote for Donald Trump in November. “He is not a conservative. He is barely a Republican,” Boehner said in an interview with Vice News that was previewed Tuesday night. Show More Summary
There are a few certainties in this world: fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, John Boehner's gotta cry. Remember how a year ago -- just a year ago -- the former speaker of the House wept when Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress? And then only a couple of days later announced he was stepping down as speaker? There were tears then, too. Show More Summary
When House Speaker John Boehner quit, he acted like he was done with Washington’s toxicity, but the big dollars of the lobbying world have lured him back through the golden revolving door, writes Michael Winship. By Michael Winship There are…Read more ?
Count former House Speaker John Boehner as the latest not-quite-a-lobbyist. For nearly a decade, the number of registered lobbyists has slipped each year. This summer, the figure finally dipped below 10,000 — the lowest it’s been since the Center for Responsive Politics began keeping track in 1998. And that drop in lobbyists has been accompanied…