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John Boehner: GOP Will Move Forward With Plan That Could Risk DHS Shutdown

John Boehner: GOP Will Move Forward With Plan That Could Risk DHS Shutdown

Following the attack on the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo by three gunmen on Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that Republicans will still fight immigration even if it risks halting funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In addition to the attack in Paris, a makeshift bomb or explosive device was detonated […]

John Boehner On Scalise: ‘He Has My Full Confidence’ Because Derp

John Boehner On Scalise: ‘He Has My Full Confidence’ Because Derp

After it was revealed that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La), 49, who ascended to the House GOP’s third-ranking post this year, was a speaker at a convention for White Supremacists in 2002, Republicans are stepping up to support him. House Speaker John Boehner: issued the following statement in support of  Scalise: More than a decade […]

John Boehner taps King Joffrey to head Benghazi Committee

John Boehner taps King Joffrey to head Benghazi Committee

Republicans are having Benghazi-gasms again and so Rep. John Boehner has tapped Rep. Trey Gowdy to take the Benghazi reins from Rep. Darrell Issa and head up the House Select Committee, for the eleventy thousandth investigation. I’m sure this time will be different though. The Boehner said, while not including attacks under previous administrations, “With four […]

John Boehner makes a ‘boner’ joke (Video)

After a reporter confused House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) with House Ways & Means chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Bohner made a Boner joke at the weekly press conference. The reporter said, “Mr. Camp,” before correcting himself, to which Boehner replied, “It’s Boner. Boner,” apparently referring to people that like to talk about his Congressional boner.   […]

Nancy Pelosi slams House GOP: Congress may as well cease to exist if they’re not going to legislate

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) slammed House Republicans Thursday for saying they couldn’t act on immigration reform until they trusted President Obama. As for deportations, Obama holds quite a record, so if that’s not trust inspiring for Republicans, then nothing ever will be. The Huffington Post reports, “Pelosi said if that were the case, […]

Boehner says the House won’t advance Immigration Reform until Republicans can trust Obama

The reason House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is giving for stalling immigration reform in the House is steeped in juvenility. It’s hard to believe that this man is an elected official, but we have to remind ourselves that he’s leading a do-nothing Congress so the bar was already set low. Boehner said that House Republicans […]

Congressman says John Boehner called Rep. Steve King an 'A$$hole'

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) claims in an article for Texas Monthly that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) called Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) an “asshole” in July. The conversation reportedly took place after King compared undocumented immigrants to drug mules with “calves the size of cantaloupes” so he was being a massive asshole.       […]

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