Tag: House Speaker John Boehner

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John Boehner’s Adviser and Sister of StemExpress CEO Quietly Resigns

As the controversy over taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood is likely to heat up when the House of Representatives’ recess ends, Speaker John Boehner’s health policy adviser – who is also the sister of Cate Dyer, CEO of StemExpress, which has partnered with Planned Parenthood – has quietly resigned from her position on Boehner’s staff.

Boehner’s Health Policy Director is Sister of StemExpress Founder

StemExpress, located in Placerville, California, describes itself as “a multi-million dollar company that supplies human blood, tissue products, primary cells and other clinical specimens to biomedical researchers.” The company says it “offers the largest variety of raw material in the industry, as well as fresh, fixed and cryopreserved human primary cells.” In response to Breitbart News’ request for comment, Emily Schillinger, Boehner’s press secretary, said, “Charlotte Ivancic is a dedicated public servant who enjoys the utmost respect among her peers and Members of Congress. She has the Speaker’s complete trust and confidence in both her work and her character.”

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AP: Iran Deal to Be Announced Monday

The Associated Press reports that world powers will announce a formal deal with Iran in Vienna on Monday. Though there are still minor details to be finalized, the two diplomats who spoke to the AP confirmed that a deal will be reached, though they “cautioned that final details of the pact were still being worked out and a formal agreement still awaits a review from the capitals of the seven nations at the talks.”

‘Breitbart News Sunday’ on SXM 125: Father’s Day Special

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST Breitbart News investigative journalist and host Matthew Boyle will be talking about all of the most important news in politics. He will be joined by co-hosts Michael Lucchese and Garrett Reno. They will be interviewing and speaking to a number of guests about the 2016 Republican and Democrat primaries, the Charleston shooting, the conservative rebellion against Boehner, and other important news stories.

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Boehner and Ryan’s TPA Spin Debunked: Don’t Need TPA to Read Obama’s Trade Deal

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) have both said passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to give President Obama fast-track authority to finish his trade negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and the Trade in Services Act (TiSA) is the only way for Congress and the public to see what is in Obama’s trade deals

Boehner: Obama Is an ‘Anti-War President’

Thursday at his weekly press briefing, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said President Barack Obama is an “anti-war president” who is allowing Yemen to fall into a proxy war of Islam in the Middle East between Iranian backed Shia forces

Boehner Calls on Hillary Clinton to Turn Over the Server

Tuesday Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) called on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over the server that houses her emails from her time with the State Department. Boehner said, “The American people deserve all the

Boehner: ‘I’m Waiting for the Senate to Act’

Wednesday at the Republican House leadership press conference, when asked about the political battle over funding the Department of Homeland Security Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) repeated several times “I’m waiting for the Senate to act.” He added, “The House has

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The Speech Netanyahu Should Give Congress

The speech that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver to a special joint session of the US Congress in March will be the most important address by an Israeli leader in the history of the Jewish state.

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GOP’s War on Its Base Comes Back to Haunt It

After calling John Boehner’s admission that “there have been a couple of stumbles” in the new Congress a “dry understatement,” the establishment-friendly Washington Post goes on to note what most in the GOP base already know: the establishment GOP is less than impressive when it comes to governing.

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Pelosi Slams Boehner’s Invitation of Netanyahu

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to task Thursday for his unexpected invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress. The California lawmaker also expressed concerns about the proximity of the speech to the Israeli elections.