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  • Boehner rebuffs Palin on Obama impeachment call, sticks with lawsuit

    07/11/2014 4:48:41 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-11-2014 | Mike Emanuel
    Boehner's response to Palin's call reflects concerns about the tricky politics behind impeachment proceedings, and Republicans' own record of going down that road in the past.  New York Democratic Rep. Steve Israel said Boehner is right to stand his ground. "On this, I happen to agree with Speaker Boehner, that we should not be spending our time or wasting our money pursuing the impeachment of this president," Israel told Fox News in an interview.  Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann says the House should consider impeaching Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson for not fully enforcing the nation's immigration laws, and suggested...

    09/06/2013 1:49:18 AM PDT · by kingattax · 12 replies
    Breitbart´s Big Government ^ | 9-5-13 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    Republican leaders in Washington, including Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), and Senators McCain (R-AZ), Graham (R-SC), and Corker (R-TN), are supporting President Obama's call for an American attack on Syria, but Tea Party groups around the country are united in their opposition to such military action. Tea Party activists appear to be virtually unanimous in their support for the position taken by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), who said on Tuesday the United States "should not serve as Al-Qaeda's Air Force."
  • Boehner says he'll back Obama on Syria strikes

    09/03/2013 6:21:25 PM PDT · by True Grit · 42 replies
    First Read on NBC ^ | Tue Sep 3, 2013 | Michael O'Brien
    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Tuesday endorsed President Barack Obama’s call for military action in Syria. Following a meeting with President Obama and other key congressional leaders on Syria, Speaker John Boehner says, "I'm going to support the president's call for action." The top elected Republican in Washington, Boehner said following a meeting at the White House that he intended to support Obama’s plan for limited strikes against the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria. "I am going to support the president's call for action,” he told reporters. "I believe my colleagues should support this call for action." As...
  • Boehner Sends Letter to Obama Seeking Answers on Syria

    08/28/2013 4:08:13 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 50 replies ^ | August 28, 2013 | Matt Fuller
    Speaker John A. Boehner sent a letter to President Barack Obama Wednesday seeking a “clear, unambiguous explanation” of how a strike on Syria fits into U.S. objectives and questioning the president’s legal authority to do so absent Congressional authorization. The Ohio Republican makes clear he believes the consultation with Congress so far has been insufficient, and it comes as numerous House members have signed on to a letter to Obama demanding Congressional authorization before strikes. “It is essential you address on what basis any use of force would be legally justified and how the justification comports with the exclusive authority...
  • John Boehner Not Only 'Made a Deal w/Obama' -but Fears Being Implicated in Benghazigate Himself

    08/07/2013 5:07:06 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 43 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 07 August 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Appearing on Fox, Pat Caddell said Monday that John Boehner quietly went-along the harebrained Libya-Syria gun running scheme that blew up in the Obama regime's face last year -without proper congressional approval- and now fears the consequences of his own grave errors.  Thus, the House Speaker is no more interested in a real Benghazigate probe than Hillary Clinton would be- this despite 70% support for the appointment of a Select Committee among congressional Republicans... So how can we force this duplicitous crapweasel to do the right thing? As Mark Levin says, Boehner 'doesn't give a damn', and clearly has NO interest in...
  • The House GOP leadership is botching the Benghazi investigation

    05/24/2013 7:03:41 PM PDT · by don-o · 57 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 24, 2013 | Fred J. Eckert Former Member of Congress
    On Thursday, The Daily Caller published a story — “Despite momentum, GOP leadership still against special Benghazi committee” — that offers new evidence of the accuracy of two assessments long maintained by so many true conservatives: 1) The people who refer to themselves as the House Republican “leadership” are far more interested in their own big egos and little fiefdoms than they are in serving the best interests of the American people and protecting the national security of the United States. 2) When it comes to crafting and implementing political strategy, they are pretty much complete morons. Most House Republicans...
  • GOP defies Boehner on special Benghazi panel

    05/14/2013 3:56:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 92 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/14/2013 | Molly K. Hooper
    House Republican members are defying Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and five committee chairmen by endorsing a measure that would set up a special panel to investigate the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya. A growing number of members on the committees with jurisdiction over the Benghazi matter — Intelligence, Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services and Foreign Affairs — have signed onto Rep. Frank Wolf’s (R-Va.) resolution. Boehner and the chairmen of those committees do not support the legislation. Instead, they have worked together to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 assault. Despite that resistance, Wolf...
  • Boehner vs. Bachmann?

    07/26/2012 6:56:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/26/2012 | Robert Costa
    Speaker John Boehner and Representative Michele Bachmann have never been close. Now, in the midst of the Huma Abedin flap, the question is whether there will be open hostilities. After Bachmann’s presidential campaign fizzled earlier this year, the Minnesota Republican returned to Capitol Hill unsure of her role in the House Republican conference. She had run and lost a race for a minor leadership post, and her Tea Party Caucus was idle. According to a couple of her friends, it was a personal and political low point. Fox News called sporadically, and a colorful bloc of conservative freshmen — Allen...