Tag: Speaker John A. Boehner (R.-Ohio)

Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) speaks to a staff member. Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform met to consider a censure or IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Exclusive–Rep. Mark Walker: Don’t Reverse Anti-Earmark Reform

“This is an historic moment to have Republican control of House,Senate and presidency and I believe that the people, who came to the polls sent a clear mandate that they want change here in Washington–drain the swamp,” Walker says. “We need to be talking about unifying and earmarks are another divisive issue,” he said.

Pigs are seen on a farm run by Granjas Carroll de Mexico on the outskirts of Xicaltepec in Mexico's Veracruz state, Monday, April 27, 2009. Mexico's Agriculture Department said Monday that its inspectors found no sign of swine flu among pigs around the farm in Veracruz, and that no infected …

Conservative Groups Protest GOP Plan to Revive Earmarks

Capitol Hill conservatives and outside groups are resisting a last ditch effort by House Republicans to bring back the practice of earmarks on Wednesday, when their conference votes on rules for the next session of Congress.