Let the gamesmanship begin! Speaker John Boehner has attempted to one-up President Barack Obama after the State of the Union Address by inviting none other than Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint session of Congress without consulting the White House in advance. Former RNC Chair Michael Steele joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight […]
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NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Will The Nationwide #BlackLivesMatter Protests Lead To Policy Change In America?
Are Nationwide Protests Against Police Brutality And Violence Making A Difference? This past weekend protesters took to the streets for a national Day of Resistance for Americans to show solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter, #ICantBreathe and #HandsUpDontShoot movements. On Monday, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” and the Straight Talk panel (featuring Rev. Carlton Lee, Erika Totten and […]
Source: Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Wednesday that he’s pushing the House of Representatives to sue President Obama “in an effort to compel the president to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of our country.” He did not say which specific laws the suit will say […]
Source: Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News House Republican leaders have abandoned plans to seek spending cuts or specific policies in exchange for increasing the debt limit after it became clear there was insufficient support for the strategy among the conference, a source told CBS News. Instead, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will rely on mostly Democratic votes […]
Source: Matt Wilstein / Mediaite In a radio appearance on Cincinnati’s The Bill Cunningham Show Wednesday afternoon, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) admitted defeat in the Republican effort to dismantle major aspects of the Affordable Care Act in exchange for keeping the government funding and raising the debt ceiling. “We fought the good fight,” Boehner told conservative host Bill Cunningham, “we just […]
Source: Susan Davis / USA Today WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top two leaders announced a bipartisan deal Wednesday to reopen the federal government after a 16-day partial shutdown as well as avert an unprecedented debt default, and House leaders said they would accept it. “The compromise we reached will provide our economy with the stability it […]
Source: The Huffington Post House Republicans have offered an increase in the debt limit and an end to the government shutdown in a package with spending cuts, the AP reports. The offer comes on the 11th day of the government shutdown. This is developing… To follow this topic visit The Huffington Post.
Source: Stephanie Condon / CBS News On the eighth day of the government shutdown, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that before re-opening the government, Democrats and Republicans should sit down for negotiations without any preconditions. “The central argument is this: are we going to sit down and have a conversation, or aren’t we?” he told […]
Source: Devin Dwyer / ABC News With the federal government shutdown dragging into a seventh day, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are no closer to breaking the impasse, much less taking seats across from each other at a negotiating table. During a midday visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in southwest […]
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-chief RolandMartinReports.com Enough. Enough with the spoiled brat antics of Speaker John Boehner and Rep. Eric Cantor. Enough with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz decrying a government shutdown that he is largely responsible for. Enough with the tea party turning members of Congress into wimps, showing how a small band of deranged […]