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Latest John Boehner Items
I am dismayed by the premature rejoicing of pro-lifers concerning the passage of H.R. 217, which might result in defunding Planned Parenthood. The bill is a great first legislative step, but it is only a first step. Sadly, it does not deny funding to hospitals that kill unborn babies - just free-standing "clinics." Hence, the bill is clearly targeting Planned Parenthood and leaving the fight over hospitals for another day. That said, I would rejoice if the bill became law, denying Planned Parenthood our money.
After more than 100 votes in four days, the lesson from last week's spending debate in the House is that nobody's pet projects are safe anymore.
Members of both parties in Congress said they want to avoid a government shutdown but remained at an impasse Sunday as Republicans insisted on cuts in any stopgap spending measure while Democrats said that would threaten the economic recovery.
Making a "read-my-lips" promise, Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday that House Republicans will produce a budget this year that reins in entitlements and cuts spending, upping the ante on President Obama, who declined to tackle those long-term fiscal problems in the budget he sent to Congress on Monday.
House Speaker John A. Boehner has reintroduced a welcome if sometimes messy change in what once was known as "the people's House": the right to amend pending legislation.
House Speaker John A. Boehner on Sunday said Americans have a right to think what they want to think, even when they are wrong about President Obama's citizenship and his religion.
House Speaker John A. Boehner on Sunday questioned why assessments by U.S. intelligence did not appear to be ahead of the upheaval in Egypt, though he said the Obama administration responded appropriately to the crisis.
He was a rising star in Congress at lunchtime _ and out of office by dinner.
The Republican leaders of the House and Senate suggested Sunday the only way to reduce the U.S. deficit, including federal entitlement programs, is through a bipartisan effort that includes Republicans working directly with President Obama.