thedailysheeple.com / Lily Dane / February 13th, 2014
In 2011, House Speaker John Boehner established what would become known as the “Boehner Rule”: he said any debt ceiling increase would have to be offset by spending cuts.
Politico reminds us about Boehner’s bold demand:
“Let me be as clear as I can [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/11/2014 13:36 -0500
Having folded (twice) once again, a growing number of Republicans are increasingly disavowed with Speaker Boehner. As WaPo reports, the Senate Conservatives Fund (a Tea Party group) is calling for the Speaker’s job, noting “unless we install a new leader who will actually go on offense, [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/11/2014 09:57 -0500
A week ago, we reported that unlike on previous occasions, this time Boehner decided to fold like a lawn chairearly in this year’s debt ceiling hike debate, and sure enough moments ago Politico confirmed as much when it reported that “House Republicans are abandoning their plan [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 02/05/2014 15:28 -0500
Apparently squeezed by an internal party split, The Hill reports that House Republican leaders have concluded that they cannot pass an increase in the debt ceiling without help from Democrats, abandoning plans to tie legislation either to ObamaCare or the Keystone pipeline. Having initially planned [...]
dailycaller.com / Alex Pappas / 12:01 AM 12/18/2013
Speaker of the House John Boehner has long denied that his perpetual tan skin color is the result of sunless tanning. He just spends a lot of time outdoors, the Ohio Republican is known to say.
But despite his repeated denials of using tanning [...]
market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / November 17, 2013
Well now how’s that little “strategy” of yours looking Boehner?
I just have to ask, see, because now we know what the outcome would have been had you held the line and refused to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.
The nation is in [...]