Matt Vespa, Former House Speaker John Boehner threw a wet blanket on the repeal and replace effort, saying that Republicans will likely fix the flaws in the legislation and build a conservative box around it at a conference hosted by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society in Florida. Boehner offered his crystal ball projection
Paul Greenberg, Whatever the innocent reader might have to say about Hillary Rodham Clinton, if anything by now, she’s certainly adaptable — and has been every stage of the way. From her first appearance at the old Sam Peck hotel in those bottom-of-a-Coke-bottle eyeglasses to her current stage as a butterfly in reverse, she’ll always
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he voted early for Donald Trump for president but has no plans to appear with the nominee with whom he’s had a tense relationship. “I’m supporting our entire Republican ticket. I have been all along,” Ryan said on Fox News. Trump plans to campaign in Ryan’s home state of
Edmund Kozak, For his own sake and the country’s, the conservative stalwart should stand behind Trump. Aside from saying on Monday that he isn’t bothered one way or the other about being given a speaking slot at the GOP convention, Ted Cruz has been noticeably absent from the public eye since exiting the 2016 contest.
Eighteen days after declining to endorse Donald Trump, Paul Ryan is starting to look a bit lonely. That sense of isolation began with the unusual path that Ryan took to becoming speaker of the U.S. House and it’s deepening now as his top Republican lieutenants climb aboard the Trump train. Ryan faces one of the trickier
The most conservative wing of the Republican-led House still appears firmly opposed to Donald Trump as the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, with Kansas GOP Rep. Tim Huelskamp arguing Sunday that Trump must be more presidential and consistent on key issues. “He’s vulgar, he’s crass,” Huelskamp, a member of the conservative and powerful House Freedom Caucus,
John Boehner supports Donald Trump — just not any of his policies. “Donald Trump is the nominee, whether people like it or not,” the former House speaker, during a question-and-answer session at a hedge fund conference in Las Vegas, told attendees Thursday. Boehner, an Ohio Republican, made clear he would support the nominee.
U.S. Republican Ted Cruz carefully left the door open to a future run for president on Tuesday after a campaign that outlasted a long list of rivals but could not overcome the anti-establishment appeal of Donald Trump. Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another two years before facing re-election in
Claire Bernish, ANTIMEDIA, United States — John Boehner rather startlingly characterized Ted Cruz as “Lucifer in the flesh” on Wednesday night, when he was asked for his opinion on the presidential hopeful. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends,” Boehner added. “I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable
“I have never worked with a more miserable son of a b—h in my life” Former House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday evening called Republican Sen. Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh,” a reflection of just how much the Cruz is disliked by many of his colleagues on Capitol Hill. In a talk at Stanford
While some party leaders have been urging GOP establishment figures to rally around Ted Cruz as the best way to derail Donald Trump, ex-House Speaker John Boehner’s characterization of the Texas senator as “Lucifer in the flesh” indicates the anti-Cruz faction is alive and well. No lawmaker did more before the 2013 government shutdown to knife
The former House speaker says he’d vote for Trump in the general election, and had “never worked with a more miserable son of a b—h in my life” than Cruz. Former House Speaker John Boehner said he’d vote for Donald Trump in the general election if he were the Republican presidential nominee, but he wouldn’t