John Boehner

Why Doesn’t Boehner’s Lawsuit Mention Immigration?

Our friend Andrew C. McCarthy, author of Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment asks the fundamental question about Boehner's lawsuit against Obama: Why doesn't it include any mention of Obama's failure to enforce our immigration and border security laws?

HOW THE RIGHT WON THE SUMMER IMMIGRATION BATTLE

Caroline May & Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Nobody, even those among their ranks, thought it could happen, but House conservatives cracked GOP leadership to get almost everything they wanted out of a supplemental appropriations immigration bill before the Congress broke officially for recess.

WH Adviser: Cruz 'Has the Power' in the House

Brian Hughes, Washington Examiner

White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer fueled speculation that Repubs. would bring impeachment charges against Obama, saying the House-controlled GOP listens mainly to Sen. Ted Cruz, not Speaker John Boehner.

The Fundamental Problem With The House Leadership Border Bill

Like a number of the other legislative disasters that have befallen the House GOP leadership, the border package was written behind closed doors by a handful of Members and their often agenda-driven staff with no time for Members at large or the public to review it or have input into it. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Breaking News: Conservative Grassroots Force Postponement of House Border Bill

The Capitol Switchboard has been on fire with phone calls from voters angered by the House Republican leadership's border bill. Now the House is concluding business for the week without taking a vote on legislation that would make it easier for President Obama to grant amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Illegal Alien Crime Victims Invite Boehner to Border, Plead for Enforcement

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Several family members of victims of horrific crimes committed by illegal aliens have invited House Speaker John Boehner to visit the U.S. Border with Mexico with them in a fiery letter

House GOP Leaders' Plan Is Amnesty And We Can Prove It

The House GOP leadership bill would allow Obama to "parole" millions of illegal aliens who would then gain permanent legal resident status after a year and who could then apply for U.S. citizenship after five years. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Conservatives Gathering Strength To Oppose Boehner Border Bill

Republicans can lose 17 votes within their own party if no Democrats support the House leadership's expedited asylum plan. Please call your Congressman (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) and urge him or her to vote NO on this flawed attempt to address our country's border security needs. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Cruz Takes Aim at Boehner Border Bill

Robert Costa, Washington Post

Sen. Ted Cruz will meet with a group of House Republicans Wedness. to urge them to oppose Speaker John Boehner’s plan to stem the flow of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to several House mems. who plan to attend the 7 p.m. gathering at Cruz’s office.

Democrats Want The Whole Enchilada

Democrats have a long term political goal of granting amnesty to millions of current illegal aliens whom they see as Democratic voters in-waiting. And by all indications House Republican leaders are playing right into their hands. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Reid: GOP Border Bill Could Be Vehicle for Amnesty

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Harry Reid said Tues. that if the House passes a $659 million border bill with policy changes, he could use it as a vehicle to attach the comprehensive immigration reform bill that the Senate passed last year with the support of 14 Repub's.

Boehner: Impeaching Obama a Dem 'Scam'

Cristina Marcos, The Hill

The idea that R's would impeach Obama is a “scam” perpetuated by Dems, John Boehner said Tues. He accused Dems of hyperbolizing talk of impeaching Obama to boost their fundraising. “It's all a scam started by Dems at the White House,” Boehner said.

House R's Closer to Vote on Slimmer Border Bill

Peter Schroeder and Cristina Marcos, The Hill

House R's are moving toward a vote on a (bad) slimmed-down border bill that would give Obama less than $1 billion to deal with the migrant influx. R's said there's an overwhelming sense that the House should pass legislation to address the border crisis before the Aug. recess.

Petition to Boehner: No New Money For Illegals

To:
John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Stop New Federal Spending on Illegal Aliens!

 

Conservative Leaders Tell Boehner No New Money For Illegals

Conservative leaders tell Speaker Boehner it is past time to demand the faithful execution of our immigration laws, which should precede any appropriation or legislation. JOIN RICHARD VIGUERIE BY SIGNING THE PETITION DEMANDING JOHN BOEHNER STOP ALL NEW SPENDING ON ILLEGALS!

Would a Boehner v. Obama Lawsuit Weaken or Strengthen the Constitution?

While the merits of any lawsuit against President Obama for abusive unilateral actions may seem clear, the issue of congressional standing is anything but that. And John Boehner is no constitutional strategist. 

R's Prep Short-Term Funding to Keep Gov't Open Through Election Day

Billy House, National Journal

Abandoning all pretense of the House & Senate agreeing on appropriations bills on time, House GOP leaders are tentatively planning to vote next week on a resolution keeping the gov't temporarily funded at current levels beyond the Oct. 1 start of the new fiscal year, and probably past Election Day.

Boehner's Border Group Proposal Does't Heed Cruz Call

Jonathan Strong, Breitbart

A working group of lawmakers led by John Boehner submitted their final policy recommendations to him, which didn't include text intended to prevent Obama from expanding a unilateral amnesty for so-called DREAMers.

Petition Opposing the Reauthorization of The Export-Import Bank

To:
All Members of U.S. House of Representatives Republican Conference
All Members of U.S. Senate Republican Conference 

Conservatives: Oppose Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

Simply put, the Export-Import Bank has no business existing in a free society, regardless of who the Bank benefits, or who it harms, or how much money it makes. SIGN OUR PETITION OPPOSING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE EX-IM BANK.