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House GOP Benghazi Probe Goes On Despite Intel Panel Report

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) said Monday that Rep. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) will continue to head a special panel to investigate the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, pushing ahead with the probe despite the release Friday of a GOP-led report that found no attempt to mislead the public.

Trey Gowdy Reappointed to Lead House Benghazi Inquiry

Speaker John A. Boehner announced that he was reappointing Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina, as chairman of the special committee on Benghazi for the 114th Congress that begins in January.

Five Reasons Why John Boehner’s Obamacare Lawsuit Doesn’t Pass the Straight-Face Test

4 hours agoNews : Truthdig

When I heard in June that House Speaker John Boehner threatened to sue the Obama administration for implementing health care and immigration reform via executive order, I not only cracked a wry grin, I nearly doubled over in laughter, thinking that such a case would never see daylight.

Boehner: Hagel Resignation Should Spur 'Re-Thinking' of Strategy to Confront ISIS

The resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel should fit into a broader conversation about national defense, according to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). “This personnel change must be part of a larger re-thinking of our strategy...Show More Summary

Jarrett: Boehner Asked Obama For Help Avoiding Conservatives' Ire

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) requested that President Barack Obama avoid making a “very public push” on immigration during the midterm primaries, according to White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett. Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times'...Show More Summary

John Boehner’s looming humiliation: Why his Obamacare lawsuit is staring down an embarrassing failure

Boehner finally found a lawyer and filed his suit against Obama. Now all that's left is for a judge to throw it out

Obama defends use of executive action on immigration

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

President Barack Obama defended his decision to use executive authority to enact changes to the U.S. immigration system during an exclusive interview for “This Week,” challenging Republican Speaker John Boehner to “pass a bill” if he was not satisfied with the president’s unilateral actions. “Congress...

Luis Gutierrez: Exec Amnesty Critics Think Obama 'Took the Gavel Away' from Speaker Boehner

On Sunday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said critics of President Barack Obama's executive amnesty are acting as if Obama took House Speaker John Boehner's gavel after his State of the Union address in January when Obama declared he would not hesitate to act unilaterally on issues like immigration. Show More Summary

Obama will walk your dog.

Even if you don't have a dog.He will walk your metaphorical dog. He'll do whatever it is you need done."I told John Boehner, you know, I'll wash your car. I'll walk your dog, whatever you need to do."Feel free to make that the first line of a comic monologue, Obama's Offer.

Michelle Bachmann: GOP Plans Not to Resist Obama Executive Amnesty

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) revealed on Saturday that Republican leadership, led by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Oh), has no intention of resisting President Obama’s executive amnesty that he ordered on Thursday. Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steven K. Show More Summary

You Speak. I Rule. And Then You Shut Up.

After months of threatening, House Speaker John Boehner filed a lawsuit against President Obama for what he calls abuse of the president’s executive authority relating to the healthcare law hereinafter known as Obamacare. In spite of his earlier threats to include Obama’s new immigration order in the lawsuit, in the end it wasn’t a part of it, though […]

The Search For John Boehner's Balls Goes On

Now that the president has acted on immigration, Boehner decides suing him over the Affordable Care Act is the next logical step.

Republicans face tea party “upstarts”

The over-the-top reaction of Republican party to the President’s immigration actions are way more than just a reaction to Obama. The whole party is in trouble. McConnell and Boehner are trying to hold things together. John McCain refers to the tea party upstarts as “young punks.” The moves announced Thursday night by Obama — which [...]Show More Summary

Happy Hour Roundup

Republicans are hopping mad about President Obama’s new order on immigration: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) vowed Friday to confront President Obama’s unilateral executive actions to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, saying the moves were “damaging the presidency” and warning that Congress will not let them stand without a fight. “The House […]

Obama’s Actions Won’t Increase Illegal Immigration, Expert Says

House Speaker John Boehner is arguing that President Obama’s moves to defer deportations for up to five million undocumented immigrants will make illegal immigration worse, citing President Obama’s own past words to make the argument. But a top immigration expert disagreed, arguing that the causes of illegal immigration are more complex. Obama announced Thursday that…

Nothing Will Come of Something

Furious over Barack Obama's recent executive orders, House Speaker John Boehner announced today that he would sue the president for doing something about health care, and institute impeachment proceedings against him for trying to fix immigration and climate change. Show More Summary

The best revenge for the GOP is victory

The Post reports: House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Friday fired twin salvos at President Obama’s recent executive actions, announcing a House lawsuit challenging the implementation of the 2010 health-care law and vowing to counter Obama’s move to provide relief to millions of illegal immigrants with legislative action. In a clearly coordinated campaign against […]

House GOP Greets Obama's Immigration Action With Its Healthcare Lawsuit

Speaker John Boehner responded to the president's announcement by filing his long-promised legal challenge over the Affordable Care Act.

House leader: Obama 'sabotages' bipartisan immigration policy

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Amanda Becker and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration had sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation and vowed to lead a fight to block the order. Show More Summary

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