House Speaker John Boehner
Even the Taliban is mocking the U.S. government over the shutdown.
Analyst: GOP Taking Blame Because ‘Public Has Become Conditioned To Blaming Republicans For Obstruction’
Republicans are taking it on the chin in the court of public opinion during the government shutdown.
House Speaker John Boehner says he is willing to negotiate budget issues with President Barack Obama without any conditions.
House Speaker John Boehner says he doesn’t know when the government shutdown will end and says it’s up to President Barack Obama to start negotiations.
House Speaker John Boehner lashed out at the White House and Democrats over the stalemate in the continuing government shutdown.
Sources told the Associated Press that Republicans in the House of Representatives are insisting upon a one-year delay in the Affordable Care Act in order to stave off a government shutdown.
House Republicans are far less ambitious this week in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government’s bills than they were during a budget battle two years ago.
House Republicans vowed Wednesday to pass legislation that would prevent a partial government shutdown and avoid a historic national default while simultaneously canceling out President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, inaugurating a new round of political brinkmanship as critical deadlines approach.
Lawmakers are returning to the nation’s capital after a five-week break and have unfinished business on immigration.
Speaking with Bob Schieffer on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that Congress “should not be judged on how many new laws we create, we ought to be judged on how many laws that we repeal.”