Obama, Boehner Dig In

WASHINGTON - President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner dug in Wednesday on their already-hardened positions on tax increases vs. spending cuts as the outlines of another dire debt-ceiling showdown emerged.

  • In Defense of the GOP Establishment - American Thinker
    Obama, the Quiet Radical, moved too fast. ... At least the leaders, under Boehner, have recently reduced the deficit.
    02/3/2016 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • Ryan calls for unity, less anger from fractious GOP - PBS
    Paul Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    02/3/2016 - 2:04 pm | View Link
  • Paul Ryan woos the gadflies - Washington Post
    Obama and GOP leaders search for common ground - Washington Post
    02/3/2016 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Opinion: How conservative media hijacked the GOP - CNN
    Opinion: How conservative media hijacked the GOP - CNN Money
    02/3/2016 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Sen. Lee to the rest of Congress: 'You’re doing it wrong' - Washington Examiner
    ... the House conservatives who pushed former Speaker John Boehner out of ... conservatives who have tried to stop President Obama from ...
    02/3/2016 - 11:27 am | View Link
  • George Will - Crescent-News
    When conservatives toppled Speaker John Boehner, they inadvertently ... If the Obama-era's average annual growth of 2.2 percent becomes the "new
    02/3/2016 - 9:40 am | View Link
  • The GOP’s Crump Cancer - Daily Beast
    ... populist anger at illegal immigrants and Muslims as well as President Obama. ... then Speaker John Boehner bailed once faced with another ...
    02/3/2016 - 9:07 am | View Link
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  • Supreme Court to render a verdict on Obama's use of executive authority
    Former House Speaker John A. Boehner said Obama was “acting like a king” and “damaging the presidency” when he announced the deportation-relief plan now before the high court. On the campaign trail, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas promises GOP voters that ...
    02/7/2016 - 3:13 am | View Link
  • With Obama's budget proposal Tuesday comes Ryan's first big test
    But it went deeper than that. Even stalwart supporters of former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, demanded that Congress get back to the “proper” way of doing things. Pass a budget to establish a topline spending figure for the fiscal year ...
    02/6/2016 - 2:21 pm | View Link
  • Memo to Paul Ryan: Obama shouldn’t get a pass
    Boehner (R-Ohio) about both policy and tactics, driving much of the discontent that forced him from office. And Ryan’s call for unity was seasoned with explicit warnings against “acting like angry reactionaries” and “stand[ing] in a circular firing ...
    02/4/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Is this ‘the most divisive president in history’?
    Republicans hate their own leadership. Did Obama cause that? They ran off John Boehner as speaker — the man who didn’t dare utter the word “compromise” for fear of losing his job — and they thoroughly despise Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
    02/4/2016 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Pentagon budget 2017: Obama's last budget
    The late 2015 budget deal reached by then-Speaker of the House John Boehner and the White House altered the existing budget caps for base budget spending in 2016 and 2017, adding about USD25 billion to each year. Although those levels place the base budget ...
    02/2/2016 - 1:25 am | View Link
  • Major GOP donor and Obama critic failed to disclose donations to John Boehner
    WASHINGTON -- Murray Energy Corp.'s PAC acknowledged it failed to publicly disclose $35,000 it gave in 2013 to a political fund controlled by John Boehner, then the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. The PAC is connected to the Ohio-based coal ...
    01/30/2016 - 4:28 am | View Link
  • Obama to finally meet with Speaker Paul Ryan
    to the Oval Office, the White House said. Ryan, who took over after John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) unexpectedly stepped down in October, has been running the House chamber for three months. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the men will discuss the ...
    01/29/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Boehner, McConnell, Obama to take last stab at budget deal
    The talks could give Boehner a last chance at a big deal with President Obama.
    02/2/2016 - 8:38 am | View Website
  • Filibuster promised for Obama-Boehner budget deal
    ON CAPITOL HILL Filibuster promised for Obama-Boehner budget deal 'It's hard for me not to use profanity describing it' Published: 10/27/2015 at 9:38 PM
    10/27/2015 - 9:43 pm | View Website
  • For Obama, Boehner's Retirement Alters Little ...
    Obama, who telephoned Boehner immediately after learning of his plans, pledged to reach out to the next speaker, and said he did not “prejudge” who ...
    09/25/2015 - 5:06 pm | View Website
  • Analysis: Boehner Couldn't Stop Obama, So Republicans ...
    Party activists and some House members have chosen to pin the blame primarily on Boehner for the GOP's inability to stop Obama on a number of issues.
    09/25/2015 - 12:02 am | View Website
  • Boehner v. Obama Lawsuit Clears Hurdle
    A “political stunt” is how President Barack Obama described a lawsuit filed by the Republican-led House of Representatives alleging that his ...
    09/9/2015 - 5:53 pm | View Website
  • Boehner Blames California Drought On Obama | ThinkProgress
    Boehner brags here about what “Congress is doing to end President Obama’s man-made water shortage in the West.” Indeed, the House just passed a bill ...
    07/17/2015 - 8:42 am | View Website
  • President Obama Taunts Boehner: 'So Sue Me!'
    President Barack Obama continued his streak of railing against Republican obstructionism in Congress, taunting the rival party for "doing nothing" while ...
    07/5/2015 - 4:31 am | View Website
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