Tag Archives: John Boehner

John Boehner Joins Board Of Marijuana Company

Bloomberg reports: The U.S. marijuana industry has a new spokesman: John Boehner. The Republican former Speaker of the House has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a company that cultivates, processes and dispenses cannabis in 11 U.S. states. Boehner’s endorsement, after saying nine years ago he was “unalterably opposed” to legalization, could be considered a watershed event: Marijuana has …

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John Boehner: Trump Has Been A “Complete Disaster”

NBC News reports: Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump’s time in office has so far been a “complete disaster.” Speaking at an energy conference Thursday in Houston, Boehner praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting Islamic State militants, according to the energy publication Rigzone. “Everything …

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John Boehner: I’m Still Voting For Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Speaker of the House John Boehner says that despite numerous problems with the Republican presidential nominee, he is committed to vote for Donald Trump in November. “He is not a conservative. He is barely a Republican,” Boehner said in an interview with Vice News that was previewed Tuesday night. “But his ideas, when you can get …

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Politico: Ted Cruz Loves Being An Evil Prick

Yesterday big news was John Boehner saying that Ted Cruz is “Lucifer in the flesh.” According to a column published today by Politico, Cruz relishes every insult, even when they come from his side of the aisle. An excerpt: Of course, Cruz isn’t the first prick to inhabit politics. Lyndon Johnson, for example, famously enjoyed humiliating secretaries, senators and aides …

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Peter King: Ted Cruz Gives Lucifer A Bad Name [VIDEO]

The #CruzLucifer meme is getting legs: Peter King really hates Ted Cruz, so much so that he suggested John Boehner gave the devil a bad name by comparing him to the Texas senator. In an interview with CNN, the New York Republican congressman told Wolf Blitzer he agreed with the former House speaker, who called Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh” …

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John Boehner: Ted Cruz Is Lucifer In The Flesh

It’s well-known that John Boehner doesn’t like Ted Cruz, but DAMN. From the Stanford Daily: “You can call me boner, beaner, jackass, happy to answer to almost anything,” said former Speaker of the House John Boehner as he took the stage at CEMEX Auditorium on Wednesday evening. Boehner joined David M. Kennedy, faculty director and history professor emeritus, in a …

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Paul Ryan Elected House Speaker [VIDEO]

In a huge humiliation for Teabagistan, Paul Ryan was elected to House Speaker minutes ago with 236 votes, 18 more than needed. As is tradition, all of the Democrats voted for Nancy Pelosi. Teabagger Daniel Webster, who abstained, got eight votes. And interestingly, one vote went to Colin Powell.

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House Speaker Vote Slated For October 28th

The Hill reports: House Republicans will hold elections to nominate a new Speaker on Oct. 28, two days before Speaker John Boehner is expected to resign from Congress, Boehner told GOP lawmakers in a closed-door meeting Wednesday. Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Tuesday night he’ll run for the top job if he can win support from three …

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy: I Dropped Out Of Speaker Race Partially Because Of My Benghazi Flub [VIDEO]

At a hastily organized press conference, Rep. Kevin McCarthy today conceded that he has dropped out of the House Speaker race partially due to his accidentally telling the truth about the Benghazi investigation. In so many words, that is. Rachel Maddow will be tickled that McCarthy had one of his famous mouth-fumbling moments right off the bat. Watch below.

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BREAKING: Rep. Kevin McCarthy Withdraws From House Speaker Race, Election Is Now Postponed

Holy CRAP! Rep. Kevin McCarthy has unexpectedly withdrawn from the House Speaker race, reportedly because he does not have the 218 votes to guarantee a win. Capitol Hill is in an uproar and Teabagistan is doing cartwheels. Story developing… UPDATE: From the New York Times: Representative Kevin McCarthy on Thursday abruptly took himself out of the race to succeed John …

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House Speaker Vote Approaches Without Majority

Tomorrow House Republicans will meet behind closed doors to select their nominee to succeed Speaker John Boehner. The full House will vote on October 29th, but observers note that none of the declared candidates, at the moment, likely have the 218 votes needed to win. If no candidate reaches that threshold, Boehner would remain Speaker despite his plan to resign. …

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The Battle To Succeed Boehner Has Begun

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy today announced his bid to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, who rocked Capitol Hill this weekend with an unexpected announcement to that he will resign from Congress next month. Teabagistan’s preferred candidate, at the moment, is Rep. Daniel Webster, a disciple of bizarre Duggar-affiliated Pastor Bill Gothard, who recently resigned from the Christian institute he …

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John Boehner: Why I’m Quitting [VIDEO]

Singing “Zip-O-Dee-Doo-Dah” (seriously), John Boehner held a press conference this afternoon to announce his resignation both as House Speaker and from Congress entirely.

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Breitbart Explodes With Joy At Boehner News

Breitbart has reacted to the news of John Boehner’s resignation with a blinking headline – something I’ve not seen them use before. And moments ago Sen. Marco Rubio broke the news to Duggar Fest attendees who leaped to their feet for a wild standing ovation. As bad as Boehner was on most progressive issues, at least he kept the far-right …

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BREAKING: Boehner To Resign From Congress

WOW. The New York Times: “Mr. Boehner was under extreme pressure from the right wing of his conference over whether or not to defund Planned Parenthood in a bill to keep the government open.” Teabagistan is going to explode in utter joy. Story developing… UPDATE: The Hill reports. “Speaker Boehner believes that the first job of any Speaker is to …

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Twitter Giggles Over Boehner’s Pope Faces [VIDEO]

Social media has been having a bit of fun today at the expense of House Speaker John Boehner, who valiantly tried not to burst into tears merely from being in the presence of Pope Francis.

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Todd Starnes: John Boehner Needs To Go

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John Boehner: House GOP Will Stay Out Of SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Chris Johnson reports at Washington Blade: U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday declined to offer his hopes for litigation seeking marriage rights for same-sex couples before the U.S. Supreme Court, but said he doesn’t expect House Republicans will weigh in a legal capacity. “I don’t expect that we’re going to weigh in on this,” Boehner said. “The court …

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Pelosi Mocks Obamacare Repeal Attempts

From Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s YouTube channel: “It’s another week in the new Republican Congress, which means another stale attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Thanks to the health care law, uninsured rates are at a record low and more hardworking families are able to afford insurance and yet, Republicans are holding their 56th repeal vote. Unbelievable. Now I know …

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