House GOP Leaders

R's Must Oppose CRomnibus Rule

Erick Erickson, Red State

If R's who oppose the CRomnibus vote in favor of the rule, it'll make it to the floor & Boehner can cut deals w/ D's to pass it. If a Repub. opposes the CR, s/he must oppose the rule. Call Congress to oppose the rule on the CRomnibus.

Boehner: I'm Obama's Best Friend

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Speaker John Boehner put comedienne Joy Behar in a playful headlock while in the Hamptons campaigning for Repub. Lee Zeldin, telling the liberal former co-host of The View, “I am Obama’s best friend," after she told him to stop obstructing Obama.

Eric Cantor Abandons Constituents; Races to Big Money

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

For Cantor, quitting early doesn’t look good. Cantor gave up his majority leader job July 31, a sensible move, as a lame-duck. But then he immediately announced he wouldn’t serve as a rank-and-file member. It confirms the grassroots skepticism about Congress being full of self-dealers.

What's At Stake in Today's House GOP Leadership Vote

Today’s House Republican leadership elections offer Republicans the opportunity to bring some limited government constitutional conservative voices into the inner counsels of the House leadership. Check here for updates on the election.

House GOP Expands Obamacare?!

Allahpundit, Hot Air

House Republicans quietly passed a bill to expand coverage choices under Obamacare. At the prodding of business organizations, House R's quietly secured a recent change in OCare to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

GOP Leaders Are Lying About Not Planning To Pass Amnesty

Please  allow us to connect the dots and make the case that Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy are just plain lying when they or their spokesmen say there’s no plan to move an amnesty bill in the House this year.

Obama, Boehner to Meet On Immigration, Min. Wage?

Meghashyam Mali, Washington Examiner

Obama and House Speaker John Boehner will hold a closed-door meeting at 11:30 am at the White House Tuesday. A proposed immigration rewrite is high on the list of likely topics.

House GOP Cools to Immigration Overhaul

Laura Meckler & Kristina Peterson, Wall Street Journal

Fresh doubt over immigration reform in 2014 blooms as Repub. lawmakers push back against the GOP leaders' support of legalization. Opponents in the party are making clear they will resist the push.

GOP-E Leaders Battle Their Base on Immigration

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

Most Repubs. want to keep the public’s focus on the economy and the problems plaguing ObamaCare. So why is the GOP-E leadership trying to ignore its conservative base?

Nigerian Princes Running the House GOP

Next week you will probably receive an email pitch about their “immigration reform” plan from establishment Republican “leaders,” such as Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Budget Chairman Paul Ryan or Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. It will be a scam. Click here to demand your Congressman sign our "No Amnesty Pledge" today

GOP Ready to Surrender on Debt Ceiling

Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico

House Repubs. are getting ready to surrender. There will be no serious fight over the debt limit as senior House R's acknowledge that they'll need to abandon the central fight that has defined their 3-year majority.

This Is What the Establishment GOP Thinks of You

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

“House leaders hope to bring legislation to the floor as early as April, after the deadline has passed in many states for challengers to file to run for Congress. Repub. leaders hope that would diminish chances that a lawmaker’s support for immigration bills winds up sparking a primary-election fight.”

GOP's Immigration Plan: Legalize Without Citizenship?

Michael Dorstewitz, Biz Pac Review

GOP leaders will reveal their immigration reform proposal this week. It will call for enhanced border security, increased immigration enforcement, and a means for undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. to attain legal status over time — but not citizenship.