Tag: House Speaker John Boehner

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

‘Fuse Burning,’ Tension Between Boehner and House Conservatives Grows Over Planned Parenthood

Even after the release of a tenth video further exposing Planned Parenthood’s booming business in the sale of aborted baby parts, House Republican leaders who claim to be horrified at the abortion giant’s practices are still hesitant to eliminate its federal funding from a temporary spending bill for fear of being blamed by Democrats and the liberal media for a government shutdown.

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Rebel House Conservatives Delay Vote on Iran Deal

A House vote to start a floor debate on the Iran nuclear deal was scheduled for Wednesday, reportedly because that many Republican members don’t want to hold the vote amid Tea Party protests and a closed-door “rebellion from rank-and-file conservatives.”

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Republicans Thwart Boehner Plan To Move Forward On Obama’s Nuclear Arms Deal With Iran

A full-scale revolt against House Speaker John Boehner—including a looming resolution that could come up for a vote at any time that would remove him from the speakership—has thrown into disarray the House GOP leadership’s previously carefully laid plans to push President Obama’s nuclear arms deal with Iran through Congress without a fight.

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Survivors of Botched Abortions Will Testify Before Congress Against Planned Parenthood

The House Judiciary Committee has announced that Congress will hold its first hearing on the Planned Parenthood scandal next week, following the recess. Among the witnesses to provide testimony are two women who survived abortion attempts; they will speak from first-hand experience about the horrors of the abortion industry.

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House Leadership Will Plan Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

Though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Congress is without means to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president is in the White House, leading House Republicans still plan to schedule a vote to end taxpayer support for the nation’s largest abortion provider when House members return to Washington next week.

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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.


‘Breitbart News Sunday’ on SXM 125: Mark Levin and the Republican Primary

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. They will be focusing on the latest news regarding the Republican presidential primary, Donald Trump, Mark Levin’s new book, and more.

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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.”

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Boehner Supports Punishment For ‘Rule’ Rebels

“I think the chairman made the right decision. I made it clear to the members I supported that decision,” Boehner said, according to The Hill. “I’m sure the family conversation will continue.”

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Boehner, McConnell Eye ObamaTrade Passage By End Of Week

“Our goal is to get [Trade Promotion Authority] and [Trade Adjustment Assistance] to the president’s desk this week and deliver this win for the American people,” Boehner said in a statement Tuesday morning.


‘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.


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