John Boehner

Boehner: House Will Act to Stop Obama

Scott Wong, The Hill

John Boehner vowed that the House will act to stop Obama's exec. actions on immigration. "We're working with our members & looking at the options that are available to us, but I will say to you, the House will, in fact, act."

White House: Boehner Forced Immigration Move

Justin Sink, The Hill

Obama decided to move ahead with exec. action on immigration partially because Speaker John Boehner wouldn’t commit to holding a vote on reform legislation in the new Congress, a spokesman said.

Chaos If R's Don't Withhold Funding for O's Exec. Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Conservatives say that GOP leaders, including Boehner and McConnell, will be “complicit” in Obama’s exec. amnesty if they don’t pull out all the stops to block him. They warn that chaos is certain if that’s how it goes down, though they’d much rather have GOP leaders fight with them. 

GOP-E's Flores Won't Hold Boehner Accountable

Jonathan Strong, Breitbart

The new chairman of the Republican Study Comm., Rep. Bill Flores, is pledging to never publicly criticize GOP leadership, a marked turn for the position that has been used in past years to hold John Boehner’s feet to the fire on occasion.

Clown Show: Boehner 'Threatens' Amnesty Lawsuit

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

John Boehner’s planned response to Obama’s exec. amnesty centers around adding immigration to a lawsuit against exec. overreach criticized by conservative leaders as misguided.

Boehner Weighs Expanding Obama Lawsuit

Rachel Huggins, The Hill

John Boehner is mulling whether to expand a lawsuit against Obama for exceeding his constitutional power to include action on immigration. Boehner reportedly wants to act quickly if Obama uses exec. action.

House GOP Elects Leaders for 114th Congress

Scott Wong, The Hill

Boehner, McCarthy, and Scalise were re-elected to their posts. In the only contested leadership race, Rep. Luke Messer was elected as Repub. Policy Comm. chairman over Reps. Tom Reed and Rob Woodall. That's the No. 5 spot on Boehner’s leadership team.

Senate GOP Zero In on How to Gut Obamacare

David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

Senate R's will likely move to gut Obamacare after they assume the majority next year by using a parliamentary maneuver that would allow them to skirt an expected Democratic filibuster, GOP sources said.

Battle for Issa's Gavel Heats Up

Jake Sherman, Politico

Jason Chaffetz and Mike Turner are lobbying furiously for the oversight job. Everyone watching the behind-the-scenes battle for the House Oversight & Gov't Reform Committee gavel has one question in mind: Who does Boehner want?

GOP Falling Into The Obama–Reid Trap

The Obama -- Reid plan is simple: Bring Congress back into session, quickly pass a bill to fund the government for the next ten months, deprive Republicans of the power of the purse and then have from the moment the bill passes until the absolute last minute before the new Congress is sworn in to confirm liberal judges and implement Obama's lawless "Executive Amnesty."

O Gives Boehner Year-End Ultimatum on Amnesty

Allahpundit, Hot Air

Obama offered Boehner what he saw as a compromise: The WHouse would defer exec. action on immigration until after the summer to give JB maneuvering room, a deal Obama confirmed. However, O then said: “There will never be another Repub. president again if you don’t get a handle on immigration reform.”

Boehner Wants Immigration Reform

Terence P. Jeffrey, CNS News

Speaker John Boehner said at a press conference Thurs. that “it is just time to deal with” the issue of immigration reform, indicating he hopes to enact an immigration law in the coming year.

Boehner: Obama Will 'Burn Himself'

John Bresnahan, Politico

“The House, I’m sure, at some point next year, will move to repeal Obamacare," he says. Boehner also warned Obama not to take executive action banning deportations of undocumented immigrants.

A Party Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Today, especially on "comprehensive immigration reform" and amnesty for illegal aliens, the Republican Party is a house, and a party, divided by the arrogance of some of its leaders and the only thing that can heal that divide is new leadership.

Petition to Congress: Stop Obama's Executive Amnesty!

Oppose an Omnibus Spending Bill and Executive Amnesty For Illegals!

To: Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner, and All Members of the House Republican Conference

McConnell Should Defund WhiteHouse If O Tries Amnesty

Joel B. Pollack, Breitbart

McConnell has one real power: the power to bring bills to the floor. McConnell can block any & all of Obama's appointments, both exec. & judicial. That's what McConnell should threaten to do if O attempts to carry out exec. amnesty. He should be prepared to defund the WH.

Now We Can Get Congress Going

John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, Wall Street Journal

"Republicans will return the focus to the issues at the top of your priority list. Your concerns will be our concerns. That’s our pledge." They promise to tackle such issues as ISIS, Obamacare, school choice, debt, the tax code and more.

House Still Hasn’t Sued Obama

Josh Gerstein, Politico

John Boehner announced in June that his chamber would take Obama to court. The suit, charging that Obama grossly exceeded his constitutional authority by failing to implement parts of Obamacare, was billed as a rallying point for aggrieved R's. But the House hasn't done a thing.

Boehner and McConnell Must Lead on Ebola

Erick Erickson, Red State

This should be a no brainer. In an election year when the GOP will not even offer the hint of an agenda because they are playing it safe, this is a safe play. They should show leadership on this issue where Barack Obama is failing to lead.

Conservatives Be of Good Cheer - We're Winning

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

The leadership that Americans need and are looking for doesn’t come from Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Reince Priebus, or any of the Republican establishment. The leadership comes from each of us in the conservative movement, our organizations, our members. We are the driving force to Save America and we are winning!