Raul Labrador

Rep. Labrador to Paul Ryan: Honeymoon is over

Lauren French, Politico

Rep. Raul Labrador — a leader in the House Freedom Caucus — said on Wednesday that Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, has not yet transformed the House in the ways he promised during last fall's speaker elections. "I think he needs to start putting up real conservative reform in the House and doing the things that are necessary to show the voters that he is a different speaker than John Boehner because frankly, everything he has done so far is no different than what John Boehner would have done."

House Tea Party to McConnell: Don't Drop Our Amnesty Fight

Melissa Clyne, Newsmax

"It’s high time that Mitch McConnell stand up and say, 'this is what we are fighting for in the Senate.' That’s definitely what he said during his campaign, so let’s make sure he does it now as the majority leader."

Raul Labrador Rips Senate GOP on Immigration

Scott Wong, The Hill

Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) criticized Mitch McConnell Weds., arguing he needed to stand up to Obama on immigration. “It’s uncanny to me that our leadership is sending the message that we’ve already lost this battle,” Labrador said at a conservative lawmakers event.

Levin's Not Buying Labrador's Excuse For Boehner Vote

Mark Levin, Facebook

Labrador wrote, "[Boehner] assured me that he wants to change the way the House is run. He asked for my help moving the House in a more conservative direction & promised that this would be a model for how he’ll conduct himself in the 114th Congress."

GOP HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER & WHIP ELECTION TODAY

The House Republican Conference leadership vote for Majority Leader and Majority Whip are scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. eastern TODAY, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. UPDATE: The GOP Establishment's Rep. Kevin McCarthy won the House Majority Leader election over conservative Raul Labrador.

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.

Labrador: House Leadership Shouldn't 'Ascend to the Throne'

Mario Trujillo, The Hill

Conservative Rep. Raul Labrador said it isn't appropriate for House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy simply to "ascend to the throne" because he is next in line. He's mounting an underdog bid for majority leader, claiming he could bring the party together in a way McCarthy can’t. 

Congressman Labrador Finally Gets Real On Immigration "Reform"

What the current Democratic push for amnesty for illegal immigrants is really all about is adding more poor people – as many as 30 million over the next decade – to the American population. Poor people who will become customers of the ever-growing Democratic welfare state, and eventually become the voters who will ensure its survival well into the next century.