Congress passed a one-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security after House Democrats and a group of conservatives blocked passage of the three-week funding bill. House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) wants...Show More Summary
US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner announces that the house will wait for the Senate to pass the US Department of Homeland Security funding bill before considering whether to support the version of the legislation that does not include immigration restrictions.
How he handles the next seven days will determine how secure John Boehner is as House speaker. Frustration with the Ohio Republican is mounting after dozens of hardliners voted Friday against his three-week funding package for the Department of Homeland Security. Hours of frantic leadership meeting ensued. After some backroom maneuvering with Democrats, Boehner was [...]
“A provision tucked deep in the House rulebook could provide the way out of the Homeland Security funding mess for Speaker John A. Boehner — without the Ohio Republican actually having to do anything,” Roll Call reports. “With rumblings about a [...] The post Boehner May Have Found a Way Out appeared first on Political Wire.
House allies of Speaker John Boehner are blasting conservative Republican House Members for voting against bills to fund the Department of Homeland Security in an effort to block President Barack Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty for illegal aliens. One Republican accused … Continue reading ?
Humiliating their leader again, House Republicans rejected Speaker John Boehner's last minute, desperate attempt to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for three weeks. Instead, in what is another sad look at how truly incapable...Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner’s allies “are concerned after Friday’s setback that his critics inside the Republican Conference may try to oust him as speaker if — as expected — he puts a long-term DHS funding bill on the House floor next [...] The post Will John Boehner Be Ousted as Speaker? appeared first on Political Wire.
"Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson spoke at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, talking about America's high incidence of sexually transmitted diseases and against House Speaker John Boehner's enforcement of a House dress code, among other things.
The one-week Homeland Security funding bill the Senate quickly passed to bail out House Speaker John Boehner and keep the doors to DHS open for another week has passed in the House, with a vote of 357-60. Leadership needed to avert another...Show More Summary
Democrats just rescued House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) with the clock ticking down and averted a Homeland Security shutdown -- for a week.
A three-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security failed after House Republicans splintered over Speaker John Boehner’s plan for averting a funding lapse for the Department of Homeland Security. From National...Show More Summary
Still practicing. House Speaker John Boehner's caucus is in chaos, and members have been told to stick around for more votes tonight and potentially over the weekend. Boehner has several options: 1) Finally, just put the Senate's "clean" bill on the floor and fund Homeland Security through September. Show More Summary
Once again, Sen. Mitch McConnell is trying to bail out House Speaker John Boehner. McConnell and Minority Leader Reid have just agreed to—and passed by voice vote—a one-week funding extension. Since Boehner decided to skip the funding...Show More Summary
“After 52 GOP lawmakers brought down a three-week spending bill for the agency, House Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team were scrambling Friday to find a way to keep the Department of Homeland Security from shutting down at midnight. [...] The post Boehner Scrambles for Plan B appeared first on Political Wire.
House Speaker John Boehner sustains big blow as members reject short-term funding measure
Speaker of the House John Boehner is going to have to hit the sauce and say ALL the swears so hard because he just failed to get his party to pass a bill to keep funding the Department of Homeland Security. Patriotism! Read more on House GOP Officially Gives Zero Fcks About National Security…
Washington D.C. -- Speaker of the House John Boehner announced today that his office will be launching an unprecedented probe into why bribes and kickbacks were not enough to secure a victory in the years-long, hotly contested, Net Neutrality...Show More Summary
Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Secretary of State John Kerry on “This Week”; House Speaker John Boehner on “Face the Nation”; and King Abdullah II of Jordan on \"Fareed Zakaria GPS.\" Sunday: CBS’s...Show More Summary
As usual, House Speaker John Boehner has a problem with his conference. And, as usual, it's over a shutdown fight. And, as usual, he has an easy out if he just cuts loose the crazies. The Senate has passed—overwhelmingly and in a bipartisan vote—a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security through September 30. Show More Summary
Democrats still aren't on board with House Speaker John Boehner's ploy to pass a bill that only extends Homeland Security funding for three weeks. So he'll have to find the votes himself. Here's a statement from a Democratic leadership aide issued Thursday. The House Democratic leadership is whipping against this bill. Show More Summary