Good Morning America’s Jon Karl on January 04 derided the incoming Republican Speaker of the House as “harshly partisan.” The ABC correspondent joked that John Boehner can look “like the weeper of the House.” In contrast, then-GMA co-host Diane Sawyer in 2007 lauded Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ascension, praising, “But her fellow politicians say she’s galvanized steel with a smile.” Eyeblast.tv.
For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats For political junkies of a certain age, it was a given that the House of Representatives would always be controlled by Democrats. They won the chamber in 1954 and held on for 40 years — more than twice as long as any party in American history had before. […]
I see the latest White House and Dem Talking points is to point out that minority leader Boehner, if he becomes the Majority leader, would be beholden to lobbyist and special interests. Some left leaning commentators are making snide remarks about Boehner handing out big tobacco checks on the house floor, an allegation that has no basis in truth.
Ed over at HotAir picked up on the newest attacks and let folks know the truth. Speaker Pelosi has taken in double the Lobbyist cash then did the Minority leader. In addition, The current occupant of the White House has a wide range of Wall Street execs on his staff . So who is beholden to who?
Boehner Releases “Stuck on ‘Stimulus’” Policy Report Where Are The Jobs? GOP Leader Analysis Shows President’s Economic Policies Have Failed To Support Private Sector Job Creation, And Failed Most Sharply In America’s Most Vulnerable Communities House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today released a policy report outlining how President Obama’s ‘stimulus’ policies have failed to deliver the economic recovery Americans were promised while actually making matters worse. Entitled “Stuck on […]
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) wrote a letter addressed to the White House questioning whether the president is truly committed to bipartisanship or if the upcoming meeting is nothing more than a mere photo opportunity on health care reform. The letter also asked is the president is willing to take reconciliation of the Health Care bill off the table. Read the letter here: […]