House Speaker John Boehner says higher taxes won’t be part of any deal to solve the country’s budget mess. After a White House meeting with President Barack Obama, Boehner said there was nothing new to report on staving off spending cuts. (March 1)
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Republican leader John Boehner is calling on President Barack Obama to stop holding what he calls campaign-style rallies and meet with Senate Democrats to craft a plan to avoid the sequester. (Feb. 25)
Roland Martin, Reihan Salam and Erin Burnett discuss Speaker John Boehner’s saying that President Obama wants to “annihilate” the GOP.
Source: Anjali Sareen / Mediaite The Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore sat down with House Speaker John Boehner for an interview about his feelings about the recently passed fiscal cliff deal and notes that at one point, Boehner said grimly, “I need this job like I need a hole in the head.” Moore describes Boehner taking “long drags on one cigarette after [...]
LISTEN: Roland Martin Talks With Rep. Yvette Clark About The State Of N.Y. After Hurricane Sandy And Speaker Boehner Halting The Sandy Relief Vote
Roland Martin talks with Yvette Clark, the U.S. Representative for New York’s 11th congressional district, about the state of New York after Hurricane Sandy.
WATCH: Chris Christie Tears Into Boehner For Delaying Sandy Aid: ‘This Was The Speaker’s Decision — His Alone’
Source: Meenal Vamburkar / Mediaite New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made it abundantly clear whom he blames for the delayed vote on the Hurricane Sandy aid bill: House Speaker John Boehner. In a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Christie tore into Republicans and Boehner for their inability to put politics aside and pass through legislation that would help the many [...]
Source: Lauren Fox / U.S. News & World Report The fiscal cliff may have been averted Tuesday, but the next political fight was waiting in the wings and exploded just minutes later when House Speaker John Boehner announced he’d postpone a vote on a Hurricane Sandy relief bill until the 113th Congress was sworn in. Minority [...]
LISTEN: Roland Martin Talks With Rep. James Clyburn About Speaker Boehner's Plan B To Avoid The Fiscal Cliff Failing
Roland Martin talks with Congressman James Clyburn about the impending fiscal cliff and Joe Boehner’s recent mishaps.
Source: Dana Bash and Tom Cohen / CNN Washington – House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday proposed letting tax rates go up on income above $1 million as a short-term step to avoid some of the fiscal cliff while continuing to negotiate a broader deal with President Barack Obama. The White House and Democratic leaders immediately rejected Boehner’s [...]
Source: Dana Bash. Deirdre Walsh and Tom Cohen / CNN Washington — President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met at the White House on Monday after the top Republican negotiator made concessions over the weekend that moved the talks to a new level. The 45-minute meeting was their third face-to-face discussion in eight [...]