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Donald Trump may be dooming the GOP with a 10% chunk of the electorate

After months of deliberating, in June 2014, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) told President Barack Obama he would not take up the bipartisan immigration reform bill that passed the US Senate in 2013. Boehner had publicly and...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Takes on Boehner for Calling Cruz ‘Jackass': ‘It’s Just Wrong’

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Scott Walker defended fellow Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz after Speaker of the House John Boehner called him "that jackass."

Brewing Republican civil war ahead of debt ceiling vote

As disruptive as Donald Trump has been for the Republican party, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might just be their bigger problem right now. Apparently, major Republican donors are holding back...Show More Summary

John Boehner Calls Ted Cruz A Jackas? Donald Trump And Cruz Tease Big Announcement Coming

John Boehner called Ted Cruz a “jackas” during a Colorado fundraiser on Wednesday. The comment by the Speaker of the House about the Republican presidential stunned the audience. The Steamboat Springs event was hosted for Representative Scott Tipton. Show More Summary

Republican leaders think they have a plan to avoid government shutdown. Good luck with that.

Can combining Planned Parenthood defunding with yet another Obamacare repeal convince enough of Speaker John Boehner's problem children in the House—and Ted Cruz!—to not shutdown government? Leadership seems to think so. Here's the big...Show More Summary

John Boehner Is Glad ‘That Jackass’ Ted Cruz Is Out of His Hair

Since Ted Cruz habitually undermines the GOP leadership and threatens to shut down the government, we assumed that House Speaker John Boehner was not a big fan, and now he's confirmed it: Boehner called the Texas senator a "jackass" at a Colorado fundraiser on Wednesday night. Two people in attendance... More »

Ted Cruz, the True Anti-Establishment Candidate, Is Called a “Jackass” by John Boehner

Donald Trump is not a conservative. Ted Cruz is. And if people are looking for a guy who’s not in lockstep with the GOP establishment, they might consider this story: Speaker of the House John Boehner stunned audience members Wednesday evening at a Colorado fundraiser by referring to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz as a […]

Tea party House member wants to keep the Republican civil war going

Fun times ahead. Because there just isn't enough for Congress to be dealing with when it returns from its five-week recess next month, conservative Republicans are still thinking about how to get rid of Speaker John Boehner. Rep. Mark...Show More Summary

US Lawmakers to Seek Vote to Oust House Speaker - Congressman

US Congressman Mark Meadows will file a motion to seek the vote in the House of Representatives on ousting House Speaker John Boehner from his leadership position, media reported on Monday.

The Most Underestimated Man in DC?

Whether or not one agrees or disagrees with his politics, John Boehner has risen from his small-town roots to become one of the most effective and statesmanlike House speakers in modern times.

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Dumb luck for Republicans? “It wasn’t until the House Select Committee on Benghazi, established by a determined Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in May of last year, started digging by hand through 15,000 pages of emails turned over by the State Department that Clinton’s use of private email was uncovered. Experienced committee investigators, looking for information […]

To Stop Harassment, Missouri Republicans Suggest “Intern Dress Code”

Earlier this year, Missouri House Speaker John Diehl (a Republican) resigned after it was revealed that he had sexted with a 19-year-old legislative intern. Months later, State Senator Paul LeVota (a Democrat) resigned after two interns accused him of sexual harassment (he denied the charges).There's clearly a problem in Missouri politics. Show More Summary

Missouri Legislature Rejects Idea to Respond to Sexual Misconduct With an Intern Dress Code

Earlier this year, Missouri state House Speaker John Diehl, a Republican, resigned after it was revealed that he was sexting with a legislative intern. Diehl, who held himself out as an anti-gay and anti-choice family values conservative,...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Makes John Boehner Expendable

This year began with an election on whether [mc_name name='Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)' chamber='house' mcid='B000589' ] should continue as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. A number of brave House conservatives, led by [mc_name name='Rep. Show More Summary

Missouri Lawmakers Mull Dress Code for Interns

After Missouri House Speaker John Diehl (R) was forced to resign following revelations that he exchanged sexually suggestive texts with a 19-year-old House intern, lawmakers suggested establishing an intern dress code, the Kansas City Star reports. “The idea was greeted [...]

Boehner Spokesman Accuses Clinton of Lying Over Plan to Reveal Her Emails

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lied when she claimed that she had asked her work-related e-mails to be turned over to investigators, Kevin Smith, spokesman for the US House Speaker John Boehner said on Monday.

Reopening the US Embassy in Cuba is about Headlines, Not Spreading Democracy, says John Boehner

Free Beacon with the latest: House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) criticized the Obama administration for normalizing relations with Cuba for the purpose of “collecting headlines” rather than encouraging democracy. While Secretary of State John Kerry cheered the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba Friday, Boehner insisted that the celebration will do nothing to bring “real […]

Boehner: Opening US Embassy in Havana Fails to Implement Democracy in Cuba

US House Speaker John Boehner claims that normalizing relations with Cuba will not bring the Cuban people democracy because the Cuban government continues its dictatorial practices.

John Boehner Is A Grandfather Now

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is a grandfather! The GOP leader tweeted out the good news on Thursday: It’s a boy! Very excited to announce the birth of my first grandchild, Alistair Lane. Both baby & mother are doing well. — Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) August 13, 2015 After he was congratulated by Rep. Show More Summary

Pope Francis to Gift Rare $8 Million Bible to Library of Congress During US Visit

Pope Francis, who is scheduled to address a joint session of Congress in September, plans to donate a rare Bible costing $8 million to House Speaker John Boehner and the Library of Congress, according to reports.

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