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John Boehner Calls Cruz ‘Lucifer In The Flesh’ [VIDEO]

John Boehner on Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh, I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.” Would vote #Trump b4 #Cruz Former House Speaker John Boehner is unloading on Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, calling him “Lucifer in the flesh.” “I get along with almost everyone, but I have…

Paul Ryan Elected Speaker Of The House [VIDEO]

Rep. Paul Ryan was officially elected to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House during a Thursday morning vote. Republican congresswoman Jackie Walorski cast the 218th “yea” vote that put Ryan over the majority mark (he ended up with 236), beating out Nancy Pelosi’s 184 votes, and tea party challenger Daniel Webster’s nine votes.

House Speaker Rep. John Boehner Resigning

House Speaker Rep. John Boehner Resigning

House speaker John Boehner to resign next month. Speaker John Boehner announced to House Republicans that he is retiring from Congress at the end of October, according to multiple sources in a closed party meeting.

Jon Stewart: The Chronicles of Gridlock in Washington [VIDEO]

The GOP promised action and a break in the gridlock once they took over the Senate (and House), but now the do nothing congress is worse than ever and John Boehner is still bad at his job. President Obama’s executive order on immigration reform has Republican leaders John Boehner and Mitch McConnell struggling to galvanize…

John Boehner Is Planning On Suing Obama [VIDEO]

Watch John Boehner On Planning Suing Obama VIDEO: Speaker of the House John Boehner is “disturbed” by President Obama’s use of executive orders on everything from immigration to same-sex marriage, that’s why he plans to sue. “The Constitution makes it clear that a president’s job is to faithfully execute the laws. In my view, the…

US State Department delays review of Keystone pipeline

The U.S. State Department says it is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit. The review could push the decision about the controversial pipeline until after midterm elections in November. AP

Boehner launches Benghazi Web site

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced the creation Wednesday of a new page on the Republican Party Web site on which the party plans to publish information and documents related to the attacks of Sept. 11 and 12, 2012, on two U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, as House Republicans continue to accuse President Obama of…

Boehner May Back Immigration Reform – Are you KIDDING ME!!

Speaker John Boehner “has signaled he may embrace a series of limited changes to the nation’s immigration laws in the coming months, giving advocates for change new hope that 2014 might be the year that a bitterly divided Congress reaches a political compromise to overhaul the sprawling system,” the New York Times reports. “Although the…

John Boehner Mocks Obama In House Floor Speech

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) mocked President Barack Obama in a floor speech Monday, hours before a potential government shutdown — marking a rare move and a public sign of the two leaders’ increasingly soured relationship. “I didn’t come here to shut down the government,” Boehner said, moments before the House voted on the GOP’s…

(VIDEO) HOUSE PASSES GOVERNMENT SPENDING BILL THAT DEFUNDS OBAMACARE

The House of Representatives passed on Friday morning a spending bill that would keep the government funded past Sept. 30 — and would also strip funding for the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed by a 230-189 vote. All but one Republican voted in favor of the bill. All but two Democrats opposed it. The…

VIDEO – House Speaker Backs Obama’s Call for Strike Against Syria

Speaker John A. Boehner said on Tuesday he would “support the president’s call to action” in Syria after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., giving the president a crucial ally in the quest for votes in the House. Mr. Obama summoned Mr. Boehner and other Republican and Democratic leaders to…

Obama Signs Order To Begin $85B In Sequester Spending

President Obama on Friday signed an order that starts putting into effect across-the-board budget cuts known as the “sequester” after he and congressional leaders failed to find an alternative budget plan. The President, after an Oval Office meeting with the lawmakers, called the cuts “just dumb.” He said they would slow the economic recovery and…