To recap, Republican Rep. Mike Grimm of Staten Island pleads guilty to felony tax evasion, pulls a Trey Radel and refuses to resign. House Speaker John Boehner’s spokesman Michael Steel said Boehner “won’t have any announcements until the Speaker discusses the matter with Mr. Grimm.” Members of Congress do not automatically forfeit their office upon [Read more...]
Democrats said Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) should pressure Rep. Michael Grimm (R., N.Y.) to resign following reports Mr. Grimm will plead guilty to a felony tax-related charge.
Speaker John A. Boehner posted a holiday greeting on Thursday, a video poem title "Happy Christmas to All," although the Speaker's wishes may not extend all the way to the White House.
'Tis the season to be jolly — but not so jolly you veer off-message. That's why it's no surprise House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio)'s cheerful holiday jingle contains a thinly veiled jab at President Obama within its rhyming words: Fa la la la la, take that, Obama! More
Republican House Speaker John Boehner performed a reading of "a Christmas poem" for a video that was released on his YouTube page on Thursday. Boehner's poem, which was titled "Happy Christmas To All," celebrated the true spirit of the...Show More Summary
A funny exchange (not exactly ha ha funny though) happened between House Speaker John Boehner and Chuck Schumer on Twitter. It went like this: Senate Democrats should pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act immediately. http://t.co/kqlBxGPtXz #TRIA — Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) December 15, 2014.@SpeakerBoehner We did. In July. 93-4. If you had put that [...]
House Speaker John Boehner slammed President Obama’s changes to the policies between Cuba and the United States, criticizing the president for conceding to the “dictatorship” of the Castro regime. “There is no ‘new course’ here, only...Show More Summary
Despite criticism from conservatives that House Leadership has demonstrated a less than forceful opposition to President Obama’s executive amnesty, House Speaker John Boehner’s office continues to attack Obama for his unilateral actions. Show More Summary
Columnist Pat Buchanan argued that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) ultimately answers to "who pays his room, board, and tuition" on Monday's "Laura Ingraham Show." Buchanan said that the cromnibus vote was "a good vote in the sense that it revealed exactly what those folks who begged for our votes really, truly believe. Show More Summary
How much power should a president have? Anyone who thought America settled that question late in the 18th century with the ratification of the Constitution hasn’t been paying attention to the news. The Speaker of the House, John Boehner,...Show More Summary
How often will President Barack Obama come to the rescue of House Speaker John Boehner even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party?
WASHINGTON — How often will President Obama come to House Speaker John Boehner’s rescue even when Republican leaders aren’t willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party? These are among the questions raised by the dramatic budget battle that came close to breaching the [...]Show More Summary
Sean Hannity came out full force to slam Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner as a turncoat traitor to Republicans and said that he should be immediately replaced as
On his Thursday Fox News Channel program, Sean Hannity reacted to the House of Representatives CR/omnibus bill under the leadership of House Speaker John Boehner by saying he should no longer be the Speaker of the House. "John 'Gruber'...Show More Summary
In the 3.8 years since John Boehner (R-OH) has been Speaker of the House, U.S. debt has skyrocketed $3,815,285,317,834.71, reports CNS News. "The $3.8 trillion in new debt that the federal government has accumulated under the spending...Show More Summary
More than two years of work by open government advocates collapsed on Thursday night when House Speaker John Boehner closed the final legislative session of the 113th Congress without bringing the FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 to a vote. Similar legislation passed the House with a vote of 410-0 earlier this year, and the Improvement Act was given unanimous consent...
On Thursday, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R, OH) promised to challenge Obama's amnesty policies, but despite the political pressure, Obama plans to push forward with his legalization process, and the White House says it is set to begin taking applications as soon as the middle of February. Show More Summary
Fox News host Sean Hannity is fuming mad over Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) support for the wide-ranging budget bill that is set to keep the government open and narrowly passed the House late Thursday night. "This measure did not sit well with a number of conservatives, including me," Hannity said on his program soon after the vote. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner is celebrating a major political victory after his "Cromnibus" bill passed the House by a slim margin with the help of House Democrats. In a statement, Boehner praised the bill as "responsible" and "bipartisan" legislation that would keep the government open, even though 67 Republicans voted against it. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama bailed out House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday night. After the House embarrassed Boehner by almost killing his 1,774-page $1.1 trillion cromnibus bill on a purely procedural vote earlier in the day, House Democrats pitched in to provide the votes to pass it. Show More Summary