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John Boehner accuses Obama of asking for ‘unconditional surrender by Republicans’

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) signaled a Republican refusal to budge on the possibility of sending the U.S. into default in a press conference on Tuesday, while accusing President Barack Obama of demanding the GOP give up entirely before even beginning to negotiate. “What the president said today was, if…

WATCH LIVE: Boehner responds to Obama

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is expected to issue his response to President Barack Obama regarding the government shutdown. Watch live, as aired on the Washington Post, below.…

Tea party leader: GOP passed ‘clean defund Obamacare’ and ‘clean delay Obamacare’ bills

Tea Party Express Chair Amy Kremer said on Tuesday that Republicans in the House of Representatives had passed “clean” government funding bills to “delay Obamacare” and “defund Obamacare.” As the government was entering the second week of a shutdown on Monday, President Barack Obama called on House Speaker John Boehner…

Boehner: ‘I’m a reasonable guy’ but GOP debt limit demands mean U.S. on ‘path’ to default

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) admitted on Sunday that nation was a on “path” to defaulting on its debts because President Barack Obama was insisting that Republicans raise the debt limit without including other demands like defunding the health care reform law. “The debt limit is right around the corner,…

Aide: Boehner suggested grand budget bargain to White House and ‘everybody laughed at him’

As congressional Republicans attempt to find a way to negotiate themselves out of the government shutdown, many are hoping to revive hopes of a big budget deal. President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders have said they won’t negotiate until the government is fully funded. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)…

American Family Association radio host: If only John Boehner had the courage of a terrorist

The host of an American Family Association radio program said Tuesday that she wished House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) had the courage of a terrorist. Sandy Rios, president of Culture Campaign and a Fox News contributor, spoke to Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) about the government shutdown caused by a congressional…

Bernie Sanders: If Democrats cave on Obamacare, GOP will use blackmail tactics again

If Senate Democrats or President Barack Obama cave to House Republican demands on the Affordable Care Act, the Senate’s only independent said that would embolden them to attempt similar tactics on other issues. “If we surrender right now to these guys on this issue, they will be back,” said Sen.…

John Boehner’s private email sexytexts revealed

In the not too distant past House Speaker John Boehner (R- Cruzwhipped) has had an on-again off-again relationship with Harry Reid  who is the majority leader of the adults table in Congress. It was casual dating, nothing too serious, maybe a little second-base under-the-golf-sweater groping action,  some deep tonguing  ……

Boehner mimics Obama on House floor during debate over government shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner imitated the president on the House floor as he described their ultimately fruitless conversation Monday evening in the hours before a U.S. government shutdown. “I talked to the president earlier tonight,” the Ohio Republican said before dropping his voice to sound more like President Barack Obama.…

Republicans plot unified position on shutdown crisis

The US House of Representatives held a rare Saturday session seeking to avoid a looming government shutdown, as Republican leaders struggled to stake out a position palatable to their divided members. Congress now has just 60 hours to strike a deal that funds government beyond the current fiscal year, which…

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