November 12, 2019

Cruz: ‘When Boehner Calls Me Lucifer, He’s Directing That at Americans’

During a forum at Stanford University on Wednesday night, former House Speaker John Boehner called Senator Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh” and a “miserable son of a bitch,” while praising Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Boehner stepped down from the speakership last fall amid intense pressure from conservatives in his own party who were in open […]

BOEHNER Says Bye: “There’s Nothing Wrong” With Tears

House Speaker John Boehner was ready to bequeath his duties to Rep. Paul Ryan Thursday morning. Before handing over the gavel to his friend from Wisconsin, however, Boehner said farewell to his colleagues – with a box of Kleenex in tow. Boehner reflected on his childhood growing up on a farm and how he learned the value […]

Conservatives blast Boehner for delaying Speaker vote

House conservatives accused Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) Friday of acting like a dictator by delaying the election for his successor because his favored candidate, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), suddenly dropped out of the race. Reps. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) and Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) stood up during Friday’s closed-door GOP conference meeting and confronted Boehner about […]

Ted Cruz Is Furious Over Something Boehner Allegedly Did Just Before Announcing Resignation

  U.S. House Speaker John Boehner announced his retirement Friday amid persistent criticism from fellow Republicans that he was often too eager to reach across the aisle in furthering the Obama administration’s agenda. That perception, GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz said, might be accurate until the day Boehner officially steps down. “I will say,” Cruz […]

6 Times John Boehner Clashed With Conservatives

House Speaker John Boehner has announced that he will resign as speaker and forfeit his congressional seat at the end of next month. Boehner, R-Ohio, was first elected to Congress in 1990 and was elected as speaker in 2011. His announcement comes the day after Pope Francis became the first pope to address a joint […]

Boehner explains decision to step down

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) became emotional on Friday as he explained his surprise decision to step down from Congress. Boehner said he began thinking about stepping down on Thursday night and, after saying his morning prayers as usual on Friday, decided “today’s the day I’m going to do this.” Hard-line conservatives have been threatening to […]

House Speaker John Boehner to Resign From Congress!

House Speaker John Boehner speaks to the media during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill June 18, 2015 in Washington, D.C. House Speaker John Boehner will step down from Congress at the end of October, CBS News’ Nancy Cordes confirms. The Republican leader has come under fire from conservatives in the House GOP conference […]

Exclusive: GOP Push Against Boehner Leadership Reaches Critical Number

Twenty-nine Republican legislators now oppose House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)35%’s re-election, so Breitbart News can confirm he can only continue as the leader if Democrats vote for him or if he pulls some spectacular maneuver. Before this report, there were 28 GOP members publicly opposed to Boehner’s re-election. Twenty-five of them voted against Boehner […]

‘It’s Over’ For Boehner And McConnell

When Glenn Beck was in Washington, D.C. to speak at the Rally against the Iran Deal, The Daily Caller interviewed him for our weekly Leader series about the state of our nation. Beck says he’s “not a preacher,” but from what he is observing, America appears to be at a “fork at the road.” We […]

Speaker Boehner: Obama Fixated on Headlines, Not Democracy for Cuban People

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on the reopening of the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba: “While the United States has re-hung its ‘open for business’ sign in Havana, the Cuban dictatorship is continuing its business as usual. Instead of embracing democracy and changing their oppressive behavior, the Castro regime has […]

Republican seeks to oust Boehner

Conservative Rep. Mark Meadows on Tuesday introduced a resolution to oust John Boehner as Speaker, ushering in the most direct challenge yet to the Ohio Republican’s hold on the gavel. GOP leadership aides quickly downplayed the move, noting that the North Carolina Republican’s motion is headed to the Rules Committee, where Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas), […]

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