House Speaker John Boehner
The United States should not talk to Iran about jointly helping the Iraqi government fend off insurgents who have been overrunning large swaths of that country, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama has not ruled out any options on stopping Islamic militants from capturing Iraqi cities.
Western lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.
House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation’s laws.
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee hammered House Republicans over the Benghazi Select Committee.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie admits it would be “stressful” if he ran against former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in 2016.
Boehner tells Hispanic business men in Texas, “Jeb Bush is my friend. I think he’d make a great president.”
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she doesn’t believe there should be a special select congressional committee to investigate the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday during a news conference that he will cooperate with the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attack, a day after the State Department stated he would not appear.