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CENSOR: Renee Ellmers Locks Out Reporters

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), a liberal Republican congresswoman from North Carolina, censored the press in her district on Tuesday—refusing to allow credentialed members of the media to ask legitimate questions of the congresswoman about her alleged affair with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy or about the House Speakership race.

Roskam: Republicans Gather Enough Votes For Special Conference To Slow Down Speakership Election

Republicans in the House of Representatives have banded together to ensure a cooperative debate on strategy and party disagreements before House GOP conference chairwoman Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) can try to help House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) take Rep. John Boehner’s ’s soon-to-be-vacated job as House Speaker, and instead force a special extended conference meeting that can now happen without McMorris Rodgers’ approval.

‘Breitbart News Sunday’ on SXM 125: Down Goes Boehner

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST, guest-host Matthew Boyle will be discussing the most important news stories of the week. He will be discussing the 2016 presidential race, the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, and will be interviewing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Outgoing Speaker John Boehner: Resignation A Step In Effort To Strength the House

House Speaker John Boehner says he ultimately decided to announce his resignation as a step in his on-going effort to strengthen the House. After walking to the podium singing “zippity do dah,” Boehner addressed his newly-announced departure from Congress by telling reporters that his primary goal has been to protect the institution of Congress.

Exclusive — Donald Trump On John Boehner’s Resignation: ‘I Think It’s Time’

Billionaire Donald Trump, the clear 2016 GOP frontrunner, tells Breitbart News he is pleased that House Speaker John Boehner has announced his forthcoming resignation from Congress. “I think it’s time,” Trump said in an exclusive interview here at the Omni Shoreham hotel that will air on Sirius XM Patriot Ch. 125 during Breitbart News Saturday or Breitbart News Sunday. Trump also spoke to a crowd of thousands of social conservatives at the Values Voter Summit.

John Boehner on Resignation: ‘Proud Of What We Have Accomplished’

In a surprise announcement Friday morning during a closed-door Republican conference meeting, John Boehner revealed his intentions to step down as speaker. In his statement, release later Friday, Boehner offered additional details about the circumstances of his early departure. “My mission every day is to fight for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government. Over the last five years, our majority has advanced conservative reforms that will help our children and their children. I am proud of what we have accomplished,” Boehner said in a statement Friday.

Crowd Stands and Cheers at News John Boehner Resigned

The audience at the Values Voters Summit cheered and roared when GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced House Speaker John Boehner would resign his position as Speaker of the House at the end of October. “Just a few minutes ago, Speaker Boehner announced that he would be resigning,” Rubio told the audience. The crowd applauded with approval.

Heritage Action: Boehner Resignation Shows People’s Voices Reaching D.C.

House Speaker John Boehner’s resignation is an indication that the American people are being heard in the Washington, Heritage Action’s chief executive officer Michael Needham says

“Americans deserve a Congress that fights for opportunity for all and favoritism to none,” Needham said. “Too often, Speaker Boehner has stood in the way. Today’s announcement is a sign that the voice of the American people is breaking through in Washington.”