Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and asked the U.S. to increase natural gas exports to Europe. Russia’s state-owned energy company, Gazprom, threatened to cut off gas to Ukraine because of their $1.89 billion debt. Show More Summary
A new letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) demands answers on Benghazi—not a website that demonstrates the “inadequacies” of what the House has done to uncover the truth about what happened on September 11, 2012. “Most Americans, in addition to a large majority of your party’s caucus, demand a full and complete investigation of this terror […]
The speaker of the House hasn't made any indication he's retiring, but that hasn't prevented feuds among his would-be replacements.
Former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to refuse to answer self-incriminating questions at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Wednesday, as she did at a hearing last year. Speaker John Boehner threatened to hold her in contempt if she continues to refuse to testify. Show More Summary
Obviously, there is no such natural-gas teleporter, but its existence has to be posited to make sense of the claims by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Oh.) and others who argue that Obama hasn't done enough in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Reporters for publications that are far, far more respectable than Know More have […]
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said that he wants to get amnesty legislation done this year even as he insisted that the immigration reform he and President Barack Obama discussed in their White House meeting was not "amnesty." Boehner...Show More Summary
The unveiling of President Barack Obama's fiscal-year 2015 budget met predictable Republican resistance on Tuesday, with House Speaker John Boehner issuing perhaps the most stinging criticism. "After years of fiscal and economic mismanagement, the president has offered perhaps his most irresponsible budget yet," Boehner said in a statement. Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) won’t revive his 2011 proposal to use oil drilling revenue for infrastructure when the House takes up a new highway bill later this year, lawmakers and aides say.Members of both...
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representativesfiled a discharge petition that could force Speaker John Boehner to hold a vote to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. A discharge petition is a rarely used legislative maneuver that Democrats hope will bring the minimum wage debate to the floor. It was through a discharge petition […]
Great news for House Speaker John Boehner! After spending more than a year doing things like shutting down the federal government, scheduling endless votes to repeal Obamacare, and blocking immigration reform, a minimum wage increase,...Show More Summary
"It's time to stand up to Putin," House Speaker John Boehner told the Cincinnati Enquirer, calling the Russian leader a "thug." The time has come for the U.S. to join Europe and impose sanctions against Russia, he said, though he did not identify any specific sanctions he would support. "At what point do you say enough is enough? We are at that point."
House Speaker John Boehner had a chat about immigration reform with members of the farm community in his district the other day, and if I’m reading his comments correctly, he shed a bit more light on what’s really going on with Republicans on the issue. The Kitsap Sun reports: “We are a nation of immigrants and this […]
House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is “bad policy” because it will cause job losses.
House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is "bad policy" because it will cause job losses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. Republicans and the Chamber also say unions are...Show More Summary
Speaking at an event marking the five-year anniversary of the Tea Party movement in Washington, D.C. that helped elect him, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) said it was time to retire House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) excuses. "Isn't it high...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner knows what you all say about him behind his back. He knows that you deliberately mispronounce his name to make it sound like a certain phallic-themed word. He knows. At his weekly press conference Thursday, Boehner simultaneously shut down a reporter who confused him with Rep. Dave Camp AND made a funny little joke about his surname.
When House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and President Barack Obama met one-on-one for an hour at the White House on Wednesday for the first time since 2012, they found they agreed most on one issue: amnesty. At his press conference on...Show More Summary
To the delight of juvenile adults everywhere, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday said his name the way we all wish it was actually pronounced. After a reporter accidentally called the Speaker "Mr. Camp" — referring...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boner made a Boehner joke on Wednesday after a reporter confused him with Rep. Dave Camp. Read more...
Somebody might have had a nip or two before meeting the press today. Or maybe his name is really pronounced this way and he forgot to keep up appearances. Speaker: It's Boner, I mean Boehner: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday...Show More Summary