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Good News: Boehner Probably Won’t Golf With Obama Again

Speaker of the House John Boehner probably won’t ever golf with President Obama in the foreseeable future because some folks get “bent out of...

GOP Congressman Confirms John Boehner DOES NOT Have The Votes to Remain Speaker

Things are looking bad for John Boehner. The Speaker of the House will apparently be losing his leadership role, as he can’t get the votes to remain speaker. Breitbart News

Hunting club linked to killer of Cecil the lion donates to top Republican lawmakers

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A hunting club that suspended a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has given money to the campaigns of numerous U.S. politicians, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, a watchdog group’s records show. Safari Club International...

Travelling in Style (2)

My recent post about the expenses racked up by John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, reminded me of this great track from the English rock group Free - 'Travelling in Style'

Conservatives are holding John Boehner hostage

For the first time in 105 years, a speaker of the House is the target of what parliamentarians call a “motion to vacate the chair” — and what ordinary people might call an attempt to throw the speaker out on his ear. But John Boehner greeted this unwelcome status Wednesday with studied sang-froid. Show More Summary

Travelling in Style

The BBC reports that the John Bercow's fondness for travelling in style, in his role as Speaker of the House of Commons, is costing the taxpayer a pretty penny. Now I can understand that some politicians have good security reasons for...Show More Summary

House Speaker Boehner brushes off call for his ouster

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner on Wednesday said he had broad support among his Republican colleagues, and indicated he has no plan for taking up a resolution to remove him from his position. The fellow Republican lawmaker who introduced the resolution on Tuesday,...

Boehner wants to end the US oil export ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday expressed for the first time his support for repealing the 40-year-old ban on domestic crude oil exports, a move that could breathe new life into a bill in his chamber. Show More Summary

Boehner Brushes Off Leadership Challenge

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) brushed off a challenge to his leadership, but showed some irritation.

Boehner on calls for him to step down: 'No big deal'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner on Wednesday brushed off a conservative lawmaker's call for his ouster, saying it was "no big deal" because he has broad support among Republicans who form the majority in the chamber. Show More Summary

The real danger from the GOP’s latest mutiny against John Boehner

If you thought the days of bad blood between House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and rank-and-file House lawmakers were on hold, at least for the summer, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) apparently didn’t get the memo. Tuesday night, the congressman marked his 56 th birthday by filing a resolution in the House to force Boehner from the top leadership post. Show More Summary

How Mitch McConnell went gangsta on Ted Cruz and Mike Lee

If you don’t punish bad behavior or hold the culprits of said behavior accountable for it, they are bound to do it again. No amount of coddling, pleading or placating will help once the precedent is set. Just ask House Speaker John Boehner how well that tactic has worked since the tea party took over […]

GOP Congressman Launches Surprise Bid to Oust Speaker Boehner

Republicans have revolted against House Speaker John Boehner on numerous occasions, but since the last embarrassing but ineffective coup attempt in January, there hasn't been much grumbling about stripping him of the speakership. That's why Representative Mark Meadows's "motion to vacate the chair" on Tuesday was so surprising. According to... More »

Boehner Could Get the Boot, Senate Fast-Tracks Planned Parenthood Vote, Taliban Leader May Be Dead: A.M. Links

5 days agoNews : Reason

Republican Rep. Mark Meadowns (R-N.C.) filed a "motion to vacate the chair" which could ultimately oust House Speaker John Bohener (R-Ohio) from his position. The chances of this happening are low, but Meadows said he wants to forceShow More Summary

Punished Conservative Rep. Mark Meadows Moves to Oust Failed Speaker John Boehner

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) is a staunch conservative in the House of Representatives. In September 2013, Meadows hammered Barack Obama,... The post Punished Conservative Rep. Mark Meadows Moves to Oust Failed Speaker John Boehner appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Majority Back Bencher

6 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

This week Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) filed a motion to remove House Speaker John Boehner. This appears to be payback for Boehner's removing Meadows from a subcommittee chairmanship earlier this year. Meadows is also largely credited (or blamed) for the 2013 government shutdown. In the disastrous wake of that move, Meadows has vehemently denied any credit.

Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent

WASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP. On Tuesday, Rep. Show More Summary

US Congressman Files Motion to Oust House Speaker Boehner

US Republican Congressman Mark Meadows reportedly has filed a motion that would attempt to force John Boehner from his position.

Republican congressman files motion to remove John Boehner as House Speaker

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A conservative member of the U.S. House of Representatives filed a motion on Tuesday to try to oust fellow Republican John Boehner from his leadership position, saying he was tired of a “punitive culture” against dissidents in the lawmaking body. It is unlikely the motion by...

THE ATTEMPTED COUP BEGINS: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) files a motion to oust House Speaker John Boehne…

THE ATTEMPTED COUP BEGINS: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) files a motion to oust House Speaker John Boehner. Mr. Meadows, North Carolina Republican, filed a motion to “vacate the chair,” which could force a no-confidence vote by the full chamber and result in the removal of Mr. Boehner as speaker. In the resolution, Mr. Meadows says Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, “has […]

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