Posts Tagged ‘ John Boehner ’

John Boehner makes a ‘boner’ joke (Video)

February 27, 2014
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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.  …

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It passed anyway: Only a handful of Republicans voted to pay our country’s bills

February 11, 2014
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It passed anyway: Only a handful of Republicans voted to pay our country’s bills

The House passed a clean debt ceiling on Tuesday and much to the dismay of the Tea Party, no hostages were taken. The bill was approved in a 221-201 vote, largely by Democrats. Only 28 Republicans had the guts to vote for it, while 199 voted no. With the exception of two, every other Democrat voted…

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Tea Party group that accused John Boehner of targeting Conservatives, targets John Boehner

February 11, 2014
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Tea Party group that accused John Boehner of targeting Conservatives, targets John Boehner

The outside tea party-aligned group Senate Conservatives Fund, the very one that has accused House Speaker John Boehner of targeting Conservatives,  is calling for him to be replaced in response to House Republican leadership’s decision to push a debt ceiling hike without taking hostages.                      …

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

February 6, 2014
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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,…

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

February 6, 2014
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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…

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

January 17, 2014
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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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John Boehner took money from company behind West Virginia chemical spill

January 15, 2014
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John Boehner took money from company behind West Virginia chemical spill

Just after the West Virginia chemical spill which contaminated the water for 300,000 residents, House Speaker John Boehner said, “I am entirely confident that there are ample regulations already on the books to protect the health and safety of the American people.” That said, the following should come as no surprise.        …

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Looped: John Boehner is shaking his damn head at Conservatives and rolling his eyes

December 13, 2013
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Looped:  John Boehner is shaking his damn head at Conservatives and rolling his eyes

At his final news conference of the year, House Speaker John Boehner had a special message for the conservative groups who demanded that they try to stop the healthcare law, “Are you kidding me?” So he’s all ‘shaking his damn head’ and rolling his eyes at them. He has had it. For the record, this…

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It finally dawns on John Boehner that Conservative Groups are ‘using’ House Republicans

December 11, 2013
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It finally dawns on John Boehner that Conservative Groups are ‘using’ House Republicans

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) exhibited a moment of  anger toward outside conservative groups on Wednesday after he was asked about their opposition to a two-year bipartisan budget deal that was agreed upon between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). Boehner told reporters, “You mean the groups that came out and opposed it…

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Oh yeah, this will work: Republicans tutoring politicians on how to talk to women folk

December 5, 2013
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Oh yeah, this will work: Republicans tutoring politicians on how to talk to women folk

This should work out swimmingly. The National Republican Congressional Committee wants to make sure there are no Todd Akin-style gaffes next year, so they’re going to  meet with top aides of sitting Republicans to teach them what to say, and boy do they need training, however, one class just isn’t going to cut the mustard.…

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Visitors are pouring into Healthcare.gov so John Boehner peddles false Obamacare ‘horror story’

December 3, 2013
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Visitors are pouring into Healthcare.gov so John Boehner peddles false Obamacare ‘horror story’

John Boehner is upset over another Obamcare ‘horror’ story. It’s pure horror. It’s horribly horrible. It’s also pure fiction.To explain why Republicans are holding oversight hearings on Obamacare this week instead of doing their jobs,  the House Speaker linked to a story which is completely false. Sunday morning, the New York Post (R-Murdoch) published a…

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John Boehner on this Congress being the least productive in history: ‘We’ve done our work’

December 3, 2013
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John Boehner on this Congress being the least productive in history: ‘We’ve done our work’

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday disregard the fact that this Congress is the least productive in history and said the House has done its job this year. He said that with a straight face. Boehner said, “The House has continued to listen to the American people and to focus on their concerns. Whether…

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