John Boehner

Pro-Amnesty Boehner Retires

Now that House Speak John Boehner has unexpectedly stepped down, the GOP has a chance to redeem itself. Despite an overwhelming mandate from voters in 2014, Republicans have done nothing to warrant the trust voters placed in them to defund President Obama’s unconstitutional amnesty or block Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s confirmation. At her hearing, Lynch said she supported Obama’s amnesty.

Boehner Has Abysmal Pro-Amnesty, Anti-American Worker Voting Record

Most of the 162 House Republicans who voted yes on the Obama-endorsed $1.1 trillion, 1,600-page spending bill are scurrying around to make nice with their deeply disappointed constituents.

Obama Offers to Wash Boehner’s Car, Walk his Dog in Exchange for Amnesty Vote

Here’s a quick review of what Americans need to know as the Obama executive amnesty debate intensifies. Keep these things in mind the next time President Obama says, “Just pass a bill.”

New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Promises to Reunite Families

As Americans express their outrage about the unaccompanied (but really accompanied) minors (but with many teenagers and adults included) crisis (of President Obama and the complicit GOP-controlled House’s making), Kevin McCarthy, the new House Majority Leader, traveled to Peoria to campaign for challenger and former U.S. Rep. Bobby Schilling.

Speaker Boehner, Down but Not Out

During his 22 years in Congress, House Speaker John Boehner has never been the American workers’ true friend. This became painfully apparent when Boehner blocked U.S. Representative Lamar Smith’s 2011 Legal Workforce Act from coming to the floor for a full House vote. Smith’s bill would have mandated E-Verify, the free, online program that confirms whether a new hire is legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Excuse Me, Aren’t You Supposed to be in the Shadows?

A few days ago, two young illegal immigrants interrupted House Majority Speaker John Boehner at his favorite Capitol Hill breakfast hang out, Pete’s Diner. With the camera rolling, Carmen Lima, a 13-year-old from California, and Jennifer Martinez, age 16, from Washington State, aired their immigration grievances to Boehner. Lima told Boehner that she hasn’t seen her father since she was age 10; ICE had detained Martinez’s father for several months.

Another Enforcement-Minded House Representative Added to Powerful Position; Boehner Out?

In November, U.S. Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) was announced as the successor to termed-out House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith. Capitol Hill observers consider Goodlatte every bit Smith’s equal when it comes to enforcement and ending illegal immigrants’ entitlements.

California Rep. Elton Gallegly Goes to Bat for E-Verify

California will miss U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-24), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Policy Enforcement.

Congressional Republicans Blocking E-Verify Get an Earful

On Thursday, the Washington Times published a front page, above the fold story about how Republican Congressional leadership has shamefully blocked the Legal Workforce Act that mandates E-Verify from coming to the House floor for a full vote. [E-Verify Group to Pressure Boehner with Ads, By Steven Dinan, Washington Times, March 8, 2012]