Speaker of the House John Boehner

Speaker Boehner, Rep. Jim Jordan is Your Best Friend in Congress

Betraying your base on an 80% plus issue is political suicide for Republicans. It would of course be much better if a constitutionalist like Jim Jordan were the Speaker of the House, but if conservatives don't have the votes to oust Boehner perhaps, led by Jim Jordan, they can still push the Speaker and those Republicans who are at least smart politicians, if not principled conservatives, to do what is in the political self-interest of the GOP.

GOP Could Give Obama’s Immigration Plan a Free Pass

Eric Pianin, The Fiscal Times

Congressional Republicans want a graceful way out of a showdown with President Obama over their threat to withhold funding from the Department of Homeland Security in order to block Obama’s unconstitutional executive actions granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens.