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Tag Archives: John Boehner

Illegal Immigration Turns Into High-Stakes Poker Game

Who’s going to blink first? First, the Speaker lays down his line against presidential executive orders on illegal immigration. Then, Friday’s luncheon with the Washington powers-that-be resulted in reiterating the serious push-back expected from Congress. President Obama holds firm. In ultimate response (at least prior to the next Congress taking power), both the House and […]

Speaker Boehner Vows Action Against Obamacare, Illegal Immigration

In some very bold statements against the White House, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) promised action on Obamacare… …He did, however, say the House will vote to repeal Obamacare and will also likely pass a bunch of bills to carve out some of the most contentious parts such as a tax on medical devices or […]

The GOP’s Plan

It appears that the Republican party has successfully changed their PR campaign out of the gate. This morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wrote an op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal entitled, “Now We Can Get Congress Going,” laying out something of a “Contract With America”-like outline of priorities: […]

House Speaker’s Bill to Initiate Lawsuit Against POTUS

After House Speaker John Boehner threatened a lawsuit against the President in late June, he delivered on his promise and apparently intends to go after Obama over Obamacare and its employer mandate. The two-page bill (PDF). On the flip side, Mark Levin discusses why such a lawsuit may actually be dangerous. He postulates that, in theory, […]

Boehner on Obama Impeachment: “I Disagree”

In specific response to former Governor Sarah Palin’s call to impeach President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner wasted no time in pushing back: “I disagree,” Boehner said when asked by reporters Wednesday morning. When a reporter pointed out that some House Republicans also are calling for impeachment, Boehner said again: “I disagree.” It appears that […]

House Speaker to Sue POTUS Over Alleged Abuse of Executive Power

FoxNews: “This is not about impeachment — it’s about him faithfully executing the laws of this country,” Boehner said. The speaker alleged that the president not only has ignored the law but “brags about it,” decrying what he described as “arrogance and incompetence.” … The lawsuit has not yet been filed. But asked Wednesday whether […]

Tea-nami Day 2: Waiting for the Shellac to Dry

I said back in July that it’s going to take a commitment on the part of the Tea Party (and other such change-minded folks) to make a serious go of what has now happened two days ago. (Current) Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) formally launched his bid for the speakership in the 112th Congress […]