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Trump taps conservative SC Rep. Mulvaney as budget chief

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

Trump Picks Mick Mulvaney, South Carolina Congressman, as Budget Director

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.

Speaker Boehner: Trump "Reminds Me of Teddy Roosevelt"

During an interview on Cincinnati's WCPO, former House Speaker John Boehner gave his opinion on President-elect Donald Trump and life after...

Former House Speaker John Boehner talks 2016 election, compares Donald Trump to historic president

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

Boehner Compares Trump to Teddy Roosevelt

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 [...]

John Boehner on 2016: ‘Thank God I’m Not in the Middle of This’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Speaker John Boehner is very, very happy that he no longer has to care about politics or what's happening in Washington.

John Boehner Knows That He Won The 2016 Election

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

BOEHNER: This was 'the most bizarre political year that we've seen in 100 years'

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

Ex-House Speaker Boehner compares Trump to Teddy Roosevelt

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 elected chair of House Freedom Caucus

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 »

House Republicans To Vote On Bringing Back Earmarks

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Conservative Legal Scholars Decide Trump Isn't Worth It

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 News Tonight is the newscast we want, not the one we need

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...

Boehner: 2016 Election Comes Down to SCOTUS

Former House Speaker John Boehner has stayed pretty quiet since leaving Capitol Hill. But, in an interview with Fox News's Brit Hume Wednesday...

'Feckless.' 'Selfish.' Ryan's panicked response to Trump gets bad reviews from House Republicans

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

John Boehner: I’m Still Voting For Trump [VIDEO]

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

The Tracks Of John Boehner's Tears

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

Ex-Speaker Boehner’s Lucrative Return

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 ?

Boehner joins the not-quite-a-lobbyist ranks

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…

Former House Speaker John Boehner Joins Washington Law Firm

Mr. Boehner, who left the speakership and Congress last year, will work as a “strategic adviser” to clients of Squire Patton Boggs.

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