House Republican Leadership

Would You Like A Government GPS Microchip Implanted?

Once the power to track someone is granted to the Department of Justice the criteria for tracking will surely expand. We urge CHQ readers to call Congress (the Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to tell your Representative to oppose H.R. 4919 when it comes up under suspension later today.

GOP “Leaders” Trying To Lie Their Way Through Another Crisis

While lying about the budget and spending is one of the easiest of these transgressions to prove, the GOP “leadership” routinely engages in what one might call “policy lies.”  The latest of these “policy lies” is that, in the wake of the national outrage over the murder of Kate Steinle, the House Republican leadership has any intention of ending the illegal and unconstitutional “sanctuary” policies of Democratic cities and states that purport to nullify federal immigration laws.

Eric Cantor Feels Heat at Home

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

Barely three weeks to primary election day, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor faces a Republican insurgency that could boot him off Capitol Hill.

Holder Yawns After House Holds Lois Lerner In Contempt of Congress

Holding Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress isn’t a bad idea or unconstitutional as Democrats claim. The problem is that successfully prosecuting Lerner hinges on the action of Attorney General Eric Holder, himself a target of a contempt of Congress resolution. Sign our petition to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder here.

Boehner’s Mixed Messages on Immigration: Blames R's, Then Obama

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

House Speaker John Boehner has emerged as the key figure of immigration reform legislation this year, and he has sent dramatically mixed signals about whether Congress will approve a bill.

Cantor and Benghazi Indicate a Larger Problem in the House GOP

Cantor’s lack of action on Benghazi is symptomatic of a House Republican “leadership” that is so spineless it is incapable of taking on even the most obvious oversight investigation of President Obama’s administration and bringing it to closure. SIGN AND SHARE THE PETITION TO PASS H. RES 36 AND ESTABLISH A SELECT COMMITTEE TO PROPERLY INVESTIGATE THE BENGHAZI SCANDAL!

Boehner's Mocking Words Increase Tension with Conservatives

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Boehner tried to smooth things over in a private meeting with Republicans. But some left unconvinced, saying Boehner’s actions could threaten his speakership and make it even harder to pass an immigration reform bill this year.

House GOP Plans Anti-Reg. Blitz

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

House Repubs. next week will pass a legislative package aimed at making federal regulations more transparent and less costly to the economy. The legislation is the GOP's latest attempt to reduce the regulatory red tape that they say is stifling job creation. 

McMorris Rodgers Faces Ethics Review

Russell Berman, The Hill

GOP-E Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) is under review by the Ethics Committee stemming from her victory in an internal party leadership race to become chairman of the House Repub. conference.

Have You Called Congress Today To Oppose Amnesty?

The only way to defeat amnesty is to keep the pressure on the rank and file Members of the House Republican Conference. It is absolutely vital to the future of your country that you contact your Representative to demand that he or she sign the ConservativeHQ “No Amnesty Pledge” before the January 23 retreat begins.

Speaker Ryan: We Demand You Take The No Amnesty Pledge

To: All Republican Members of Congress and the House Republican Leadership

Dear Representative:

As a citizen of your District, and a voter, I am outraged that a supporter of amnesty for illegal aliens has been elected Speaker of the House.

Send Congress A Message: Demand They Take The CHQ “No Amnesty" Pledge

The House Republicans' principle-free leadership thinks they can stall around until after filing for the 2014 Republican primaries closes and then pass a bill granting amnesty to illegal aliens. Don't let them get away with it! Demand that your Representative sign the CHQ "No Amnesty Pledge" today

Cantor Gets a Tea Party Challenger

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) will have a Tea Party challenge to his reelection. "I want to be Eric Cantor’s term limit," Randolph-Macon College economics Professor David Brat stated.

A Short-Term Debt Ceiling Increase?

Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

While the Senate prepares to vote on a big raise in the debt ceiling, with Reid hoping to pressure Repubs to avoid a filibuster, Boehner has a new card he’s pulling out of his sleeve, too.

Boehner: O Confers w/ Putin, Not R's

Jonathan Easely, The Hill

Boehner released a video to contrast Obama’s willingness to work with Putin on a diplomatic solution in Syria against the president's declaration that he won’t negotiate with R's over the debt limit.

BOEHNER AND COMPANY SHOULD RESIGN

The Republican Party is currently being “led,” if it can be called that, by moderates. But the grassroots of the party is made up of voters who want America governed according to limited government, constitutional, conservative principles.

By Richard A. Viguerie

Conservatives Reject GOP OCare Plan

Russell Berman and Erik Wasson, The Hill

The House GOP leaders' struggle to sell their ObamaCare plan to conservatives was dealt another blow when the Club for Growth, Heritage Action, and FreedomWorks announced their opposition to the plan.

House GOP's New OCare Plan Is Dumb

Erick Erickson, Red State

Eric Cantor and Pete Session's new plan is to pass the real Continuing Resolution that funds Obamacare, then pass a fake bill that defunds Obamacare. DUMB.

Boehner's Scared of Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

John Boehner is scared conservatives are gaining traction on defunding Obamacare. His "pollster" is even rigging a poll to get some desired results.

Heritage: GOP's Gutless

Matt Fuller, Roll Call

Heritage Action for America CEO Michael Needham on Thursday cast House Republicans as gutless for backing down on Obamacare and the farm bill.